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CROWN BOOK OF THE BEAUTIFUL, THE WONDERFUL AND THE WISE: Presenting in Attractive Forms Some of the Most Notable Things in Poetic Literature, in Science and in Art, in History and Biography, in Earth, Sea and Sky, in Philosoph and Music

Chapin, L. N./Chase, Thomas (Introduction)

Published by John C. Winston & Company, Philadelphia, PA, 1888
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Front cover is dark brown leather w/ elaborate gilt decoration; rear cover is red leather blindstamped w/ gilt decoration. Binding rubbed w/ wear to extremities. Top edge gilt. Evidence of something large removed from front paste-down; two spine samples (one red leather and one brown leather) on rear paste-down. Edges of leaves a bit age toned; several leaves lightly smudged in margins. First page of "order form" in rear partially filled-in in pencil; appears blank page that was before it has been torn out. Illust. w/ b/w plates, drawings, and decorations. Bookseller Inventory # 23377LIT

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Publisher: John C. Winston & Company, Philadelphia, PA

Publication Date: 1888

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Book Type: Salesman's Dummy

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