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CUMNOCK'S CHOICE READINGS for Public And Private Entertainment

CUMNOCK. Robert McLean, Editor

Published by A.C. McClurg and Company, Chicago, 1889
Used Condition: Acceptable Hardcover
From J. W. Mah (Burnaby, BC, Canada)

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(USA) Serviceable copy only . 20 x 13 cm, green cloth with gold tutles, and decorative band, 478pp, index, [2]pp pub. ads. This book is copyright in 1878 and 1883; this is the "revised and enlarged" edition of 1889. This book is a collection of selection from mostly English authors organized to the evoke or compliment a certain mood, so that we are offered "Pathetich selections", "Solemn selections", :Gay and Animated selections" and the like. These were selected for the purposes of "Elocutionary training and declamation, and suited for public readings, presumably as entertainments. Owner's stamp and remnant of label to the front endpaper and pastedown, the rear endpaper is missing, the pages are unmarked and the sewn signatures secure, corner tips of covers worn with three worn spots to the spine edge where it meets the back cover. Decent copy of uncommon book. No Dj as issued. Eighteenth Edition (2.0 FO 14/5 Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 39099

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Title: CUMNOCK'S CHOICE READINGS for Public And ...

Publisher: A.C. McClurg and Company, Chicago

Publication Date: 1889

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Acceptable

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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