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Burke's Presidential Families of the United States of America by  Hugh (Editor) Montgomery-Massingberd - Signed First Edition - 1975 - from James F. Balsley, Bookseller (SKU: 16240)

Burke's Presidential Families of the United States of America

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Burke's Presidential Families of the United States of America

by Montgomery-Massingberd, Hugh (Editor)

  • Used
  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN 10
0850110173
ISBN 13
9780850110173
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London: Burke's Peerage Limited. Near Fine. 1975. First Special Limited. Leather. 0850110173 . Full navy blue crushed morocco leather cover. Five raised spine bands. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Binding by Bayntun (Riviere), Bath, England. Care instructions laid in. This is number 055 of 450 copies. Signed on limitation page by two officials of Burke's Peerage Ltd., including the general editor Hugh Montgomery-Massingberd. Includes detailed genealogy of all US Presidents from Washington to Ford. Heavily illustrated with portraits of the Presidents and First Ladies. Appendix includes Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America, and the Vice Presidents of the United States. No ownership or other marks. Cover is unworn other than light rubbing on bottom edge of spine and boards. . Binding sound and tight. No ownership or other marks. The spine is lightly sunned with the blue dye faded to green. The front board is lightly bowed. A near fine copy. ; Color frontis, B&W portraits; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 673 pages; Signed by Editor .

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Bookseller
James F. Balsley, Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
16240
Title
Burke's Presidential Families of the United States of America
Author
Montgomery-Massingberd, Hugh (Editor)
Format/binding
Leather
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Special Limited
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0850110173
ISBN 13
9780850110173
Publisher
Burke's Peerage Limited
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1975
Keywords
0850110173
Bookseller catalogs
Biography; American History;

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James F. Balsley, Bookseller

All books are warranted to be as described and genuine (unless stated otherwise in the description). Payment by check, US postal money order or cashier's check in USD will be accepted and should be made out to James F. Balsley. Checks may be held until cleared by the bank unless you are known to me. Checks must be drawn on a US bank. Credit cards are accepted through Biblio.com. Books may be returned for any reason within 10 days of receipt for a full refund of the purchase price provided the book is returned in the same condition in which it was shipped. If the return is because the description is inaccurate or other error on my part, I will also refund the postage both ways.

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James F. Balsley, Bookseller

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About James F. Balsley, Bookseller

My business is strictly on-line sales. I carry an inventory of about 2000 books. About half of these are modern fiction. Most of the rest are scholarly academic books concentrated in the areas of natural science, philosophy, history, and literature.

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