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History of the Grand Rapids Fire Department

Condition: Fair without dust jacket


1950. First edition. Hardcover in red cloth binding with gilt lettering. Fair without dust jacket. Quarto-sized (bit oversized). Wear to edges of boards with bumping to head and heel of spine and corners of covers and scuffing to covers with fading and staining on back cover. Spine is rolled. Name of previous owner written on front free endpaper. 191 pages with ads, illustrations and lists of personnel.



  • Bookseller: Motte & Bailey, Booksellers US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 10420
  • Title: History of the Grand Rapids Fire Department
  • Format/binding:Hardcover in red cloth binding with gilt lettering
  • Book condition: Used - Fair without dust jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Date published: 1950
  • Bookseller catalogs: Michigan;


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