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A Ballad of Love by  Frederic PROKOSCH - First Edition - 1961 - from Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA and Biblio.co.uk

A Ballad of Love

by PROKOSCH, Frederic

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London: Secker & Warburg, 1961. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Blue cloth with gilt spine lettering, pictorial dust jacket. 256pp. Very good/very good. Jacket mildly worn. Tight, attractive first British edition. Publisher-applied black cancellation strip on copyright page bleeds through slightly onto title page and facing "By the Same Author" page.


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