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What We Saw at Madame World's Fair: Being a Series of Letters from the Twins at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition to Their Cousins at Home by Elizabeth Gordon - First edition - 1915 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA and Biblio.com

What We Saw at Madame World's Fair: Being a Series of Letters from the Twins at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition to Their Cousins at Home

by Elizabeth Gordon

Condition: Near Fine


San Francisco: Samuel Levinson, 1915. First edition. Cloth. Near Fine. A beautiful, near fine first edition in a lovely rose cloth boards with a photo on cover. Its only fault is the elaborate gift inscription from 1916 on the first free end paper. All color photos intact, no tears, no soiling, excellent tight binding. Illustrated (color plates inlaid). 86 pp. Large octavo, 7 x 9 1/2 inches tall.

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