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Fireside Stories

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Condition: Good Only/No Jacket

London: J.M. Dent & Co., 1895. Bound in tan cloth, stamped in gold. Lacks the spine. The first edition of this book in the series. Some toning to edges. Top edge gilt. Illustrated endsheets. Uncut edges. 60 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good Only/No Jacket. Illus. by Alice M. Mitchell. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

  • Bookseller: abookshop US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 5005740
  • Title: Fireside Stories
  • Author: (no author)
  • Illustrator:Alice M. Mitchell
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good Only
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: J.M. Dent & Co.
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1895
  • Keywords: Banbury Cross Series; Childrens
  • Bookseller catalogs: Children's;
  • Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall


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