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The Land of the Lion by  W. S Rainsford - First Edition First Printing - 1909 - from Pages Past Used and Rare Books (SKU: 045295)

The Land of the Lion

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The Land of the Lion

by Rainsford, W. S

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Very Good/No Jacket
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New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1909. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Octavo. 459 pages. Hardcover bound in original green cloth with lettering in gilt. Moderate wear to the binding. Inner hinges secure. A sound copy with secure inner hinges and clean text. Illustrated with black and white photos. Complete with the double-page map.


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Pages Past Used and Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
The Land of the Lion
Rainsford, W. S
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
First Edition First Printing
Doubleday, Page & Co.
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
8vo - over 7� - 9�" tall
1909; W. S Rainsford; Africa; Lion; Hunting; Animal Kingdom; Nature; Geography.
Bookseller catalogs
Africa; Animals;
8vo - over 7� - 9�" tall

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Pages Past Used and Rare Books

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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About Pages Past Used and Rare Books

Pages Past is a small used & rare bookshop located a few blocks from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Since 1996 we have been serving the Triad community as well as customers from around the world. We have around 15-20,000 volumes in our shop. We specialize in North Carolina, Virginia, Civil War, Old Leather, Christianity, Eastern and Western Philosophies, and the simply unusual. We very likely have the oldest books in Greensboro; we keep a nice selection of antiquarian volumes and scholarly books.


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First Edition
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