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Mike Marble: His Crotchets and Oddities (Uncle Frank's Boy's and Girl's Library, V)

Woodworth, Francis C (Author, editor of Woodworth's Youth's Cabinet).

Published by Phillips, Sampson & Company., Boston., 1852
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156 p. 5x6in. Red decoratively embossed cloth covered boards, decorative gold on spine. Fifth of 6 in series, plus other titles by Uncle Frank, listed in publisher's pages at back. This volume, 11 chapters. "Crotchet" from early Webster, explained, Chapter I, "a peculiar turn of mind, a whim, a fancy". Stereotyped by Billin & Brothers, NYC; Wright & Hasty, Printers, Boston. This volume is the "real deal", more than 150 years since its printing. Good. No dust jacket as issued. Tight; prior owner effort to repair spine damage. Moderate discoloration to covers. Aging, spots of soiling throughout from use. Minor moisture damage, 1st free end paper. Bookseller Inventory # Alibris.04480000056

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Title: Mike Marble: His Crotchets and Oddities (...

Publisher: Phillips, Sampson & Company., Boston.

Publication Date: 1852

Binding: Hard cover

Illustrator: Tinted (gray) illustrations, with tissues.

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