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Watching and Waiting on the Border by Batchelder - First Edition - 1917 - from Recycled Records and Books and

Watching and Waiting on the Border

by Batchelder

Condition: Good Plus/Poor Jacket

Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1917 221pp. Tips, spine ends and lower edges are rubbed. Spine ends are bumped. Edges are dust stained and have light scratches. Top edge of both boards have light sunning. Jacket is present but poor. Edges of jacket hav small tears, chipping, creases, and small pieces missing. Spine panel and flap folds are heavily sunned. Front panel has a large closed that includes a portion of the spine panel. Jacket has several other smaller closed tears. All four corners of the flaps are clipped. Text is unmarked.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good Plus/Poor Jacket.
  • Bookseller: Recycled Records and Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 11457
  • Title: Watching and Waiting on the Border
  • Author: Batchelder
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good Plus
  • Jacket condition: Poor Jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
  • Place: Boston and New York
  • Date published: 1917
  • Bookseller catalogs: History: Military;


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