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Michael Strogoff, or The Courier of the Czar

by Verne, Jules

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket


NY: A.L. Burt Co. Book. Very Good. Cloth & Boards. Reprint.. 361 pp., plus 7 pp. rear advertising matter. Scarlet cloth, sunned on spine, light rippling on front cover, bumped corners. Small whitish smudge on rear cover. Previous owner's name in pencil on endpaper. Frontispiece. Binding firm. Gilt on top edge. No publication date but likely 1900 -- listed at 75 cents in publisher's catalog in rear pages. Part of the Burt's Home Library series. Text still fairly bright. Tale of a czar's messenger making his way through Siberia. Size: 8v0 -- 7.5 In Tall.




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