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A Roomful of Hovings

by MCPHEE, John

Condition: Very Good ++/Very Good ++


NY: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1968. Dustwrapper a bit of scuffing to spine ends of dustwrapper, but overall, a crisp, clean copy of the scarce first edition of the author's fifth book. A book that contains character studies of Thomas Hoving, Euell Gibbons, Robert Twynam, Temple Fielding and M.I.T. Fellows in Africa.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good ++.


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