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The Books of a New Nation: United States Government Publications, 1774-1814 (Publications of the A. S. W. Rosenbach Fellowship in Bibliography Series)

by Powell, J. H

Condition: Ex-Library, else Good/No Jacket


Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1957. Ex-Library, but still sound otherwise; with usual lib. ownership and discard marks, pocket and bar code sticker to front endpaper; spine catalog label removed. Book shows moderate general wear, light rubs, and a bit of slight aging, text well bound and else clean. No jacket. Bound in publisher's original black cloth. From a professional bookseller, independent since 1997. All orders packaged with care.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Ex-Library, else Good/No Jacket. Octavo.




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