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Fine Books

by Alfred W. Pollard

Condition: Near Fine

New York, New York: Cooper Square Publishers, 1964. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine. Quarto, 10 1/4" tall, xv + 332 pages + 40 black and white plate, brown cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover edition with light shelf wear, and light rubbing along the backstrip; interior fine, with hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. Originally published in 1912 by Methuen & Co., London.
  • Bookseller: Avenue Victor Hugo Books LLC US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 38545
  • Title: Fine Books
  • Author: Alfred W. Pollard
  • Format/binding: Hardcover--cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Cooper Square Publishers
  • Place: New York, New York
  • Date published: 1964
  • Keywords: Reference; Literature; Bibliography; Books about books; Literature
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