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Emily Staples Van Antwerp and Kathryn Taylor de Celle

Published by Printed by Springhill Press, 1973
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Possum Haw Antiquarians (Fayette, MO, U.S.A.)

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Original purple cloth covers with bright gilt lettering and decoration on the front cover, gilt lettering on the spine. Mustard colored dust jacket very lightly rubbed. 83 numbered pages. Illustrated with dozens of photos of the Mardi Gras Queen in Mobile, Alabama, from 1873 to 1973. First edition limited to 500 copies of which this copy is numbered 408. Signed in purple ink (which matches the covers) by both authors and with a purple ink dedication "To Governor and Mrs. Christopher S. Bond of Missouri.". Bookseller Inventory # 001558

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Publisher: Printed by Springhill Press

Publication Date: 1973

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: Limited Edition

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