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Wonders of the Great Mammoth Cave of Kentucky. Containing Thorough and Accurate Historical and Descriptive Sketches of This Marvelous Underground World, with a Chapter on the Geology of Cave Formation.

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Wonders of the Great Mammoth Cave of Kentucky. Containing Thorough and Accurate Historical and Descriptive Sketches of This Marvelous Underground World, with a Chapter on the Geology of Cave Formation.

by Jas. W. Turner

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  • near fine
  • Hardcover
  • First
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Near Fine/No Jacket
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About This Item

Carrier Mills, Ill: Turner Publishing Company, 1912. Book. Near Fine. Cloth. 1st Edition. 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall. Blue cloth with gilt lettering/ rule to the front. Belonged to Harold Meloy of Shelbyville , In. noted Mammoth Cave historian and author of "The Mummies of Mammoth Cave" with his small address label to the top front paste down. This copy is NEAR FINE. Exterior lightly rubbed to the extremities, but rich in color. Gilt is bright. Inside front paste down has small errata slip pasted on. Otherwise unmarked, crisp, and tight with modest toning. With Illustrations. Frontispiece of the author. Outstanding copy with nice provenance.SCARCE. Only one other on Abe as of December 2021. .

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book dealer
Bailey Bonzo Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
002263
Title
Wonders of the Great Mammoth Cave of Kentucky. Containing Thorough and Accurate Historical and Descriptive Sketches of This Marvelous Underground World, with a Chapter on the Geology of Cave Formation.
Author
Jas. W. Turner
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Near Fine
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Turner Publishing Company
Place of Publication
Carrier Mills, Ill
Date Published
1912
Bookseller catalogs
Americana; Indiana Authors, Publishers, Topics, & Association;
Size
16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall

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