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American Short Stories of the Nineteenth Century by  John Cournos (Introduction) Various Authors - Hardcover - 1974 - from Ravenswood Books and Biblio.co.uk

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American Short Stories of the Nineteenth Century

by Various Authors, John Cournos (Introduction)

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


London - New York: Dent Everyman's Library / Dutton. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1974. Hardcover. 0460008404 . HC/DJ - near fine/very good. Number 840 of the Everyman's Library Series. 1974 reprint of the 1930 original. 12mo (7.5 in. Tall). Hardcover is clean with slight bumping/wear to spine ends and bottom corners. Pages are clean and intact, with no markings. Dustjacket has light edgewear/minor rubbing, a few tiny edge tears, age tanning, one tiny peel on rear and front flap price clipped. (298noto,0315) ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 372 pages .




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