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A Whisper in a Dry Land by  Omar Eby - Hardcover - Not stated - 1968 - from Scraps of American History (SKU: 01476)

A Whisper in a Dry Land

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A Whisper in a Dry Land: A biography of Merlin Grove, Martyr for Muslims in Somalia

by Eby, Omar

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Scottsdale, Pennsylvania: Herald Press, 1968. Not stated. Hardcover. Good +/good +. 175 pages, illustrated with black and white photographs. The touching story of a young Mennonite missionary who was killed in Somalia by a fanatical mullah. Mustard cloth binding with red titles on spine. A little discoloration of cover in spine gutter, minor spotting and age wear, very light bumping of corners and spine ends, gift inscription on front free end paper, interior pages bright and clean, binding tight, top edges of inner coverand base of spine soiled. Illustrated dust jacket with purple titles on front cover and spine shows a little spotting, minor edge wear, corners clipped on inner folds but $3.50 price intact.


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Scraps of American History US (US)
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A Whisper in a Dry Land
Eby, Omar
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Used - Good +
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good +
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Herald Press
Place of Publication
Scottsdale, Pennsylvania
Date published
religion, missionaries, Muslim, Somalia, Africa,
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Unique bookstore in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. We specialize in vintage and antiquarian volumes with an emphasis on history, but carry books on many subjects. Currently we are building a catalogue from a large collection. We have been members of since around 2001 under the name Greenberry House. Our descriptions are detailed and careful and we try to note every flaw. ALL of our books are photographed and show you the exact item you will receive. We ship within one business day of receipt of orders and generally do not add shipping charges to the amount on your original invoice.


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The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
The inside margin of a book, connecting the pages to the joints near the binding.
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
Generally refers to minor discoloration or staining.
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]

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