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Webster's Dictionary of Proper Names

by Payton (compiler), Geoffrey

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HB 8vo VG/G 752 pages. Lime green cloth boards with silver letters. Hint of sunning at heel of spine; minor dust-spotting on text block top edge; no other defects noted - bright, tight, clean in + out. DJ is lightly scuffed; small chips at spine ends; 1" clsoed tear at front bottom fore corners; two 1?2" closed tears on edges.
  • Bookseller: Madden Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 3516
  • Title: Webster's Dictionary of Proper Names
  • Author: Payton (compiler), Geoffrey
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: G. & C. Merriam Co. Springfield, MA 1970
  • Keywords: REFERENCE NAMES
  • Bookseller catalogs: Reference;

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