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Yesterdays with Authors [Jan 01, 1887] Fields, James Thomas

Condition: Very Good


Very Good. New illustrated edition; very good hardcover (Houghton, Mifflin, 1888, 419 pages) in green cloth, gilt and black titles, as pictured; issued without dust jacket; all edges gilt; engraved portraits with tissue-guards; pages clean, tight, unmarked, lightly tanned; binding sound and square; mild rubbing at corners and spine-ends; 2 small smudges on front cover; previous owner's initials on title page; paper over front interior hinge is split, but hinge is intact and firm; on its way to you the same or next day in bubblewrap; email confirmation; standard (media) mail takes 4-14 days; expedited (priority) mail takes 2-5 days; international orders go by airmail (6-10 days).




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