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Eight Cousins or The Aunt-Hill (W/Dust Jacket)

by Alcott, Louisa May

Condition: Very Good/Good


John C. Winston Co., 1931. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Clara M. Burd. A Very Good volume with a wonderful color paste front (in excellent condition) with bright gilt edging around it. Green cloth has scattered smudges/spots and gently bumped spine crown and foot. Spine cloth lightly sunned. Interior hinges weak, but still a tight firm copy. No markings except for a small prev. owner name on front pictorial end-paper. Twelve illustrations includes a color frontis. DUST JACKET is complete with over all small edge chips and creases. Front flap lists other titles in publishers back list. 253 pages. Mylar protected jacket.




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