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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to their Source Passages and Phrases in Common Use

by John Bartlett

Condition: Very Good


Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1868 778 pages. Number 38 of 100 large paper copies. In the publisher's green cloth binding with leather spine label. The binding is lightly rubbed along the edges. Size: 8vo. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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