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Waiting on Destiny: A Story for Girls by  Hattie Tyng Griswold - First Edition - 1889 - from Kayleighbug Books and Biblio.com

Waiting on Destiny: A Story for Girls

by Griswold, Hattie Tyng

Condition: Good/No Jacket


Boston: Universalist Publishing House, 1889. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. edge wear to boards and spine tips, corners bumped. bound in dark blue cloth with gilt lettering; front hinge cracked. previous owner's names on ffep;

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