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Verses of an Idle Hour

Scripps, Robert Paine

Published by Paul Elder and Company, San Francisco, 1917
Condition: Good Hardcover
From Maxwell's House of Books (La Mesa, CA, U.S.A.)

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Quite rare hardback. One of 100 copies printed as a wedding gift to the author by his aunt--notable philanthropist Ellen Browning Scripps (once featured on the cover of Time Magazine). A portion of the printed dedication reads: ".a fitting gift to lay on the altar of the Lady of Your Heart". Hard cover has some foxing / age toning around text block and cover edges. Covers otherwise clean and corners still square. Text is printed on high-quality Fabriano paper. (Ms. Scripps founded Scripps College for Women, paid for the establishment of Scripps Memorial Hospital and the San Diego Zoo aviary, and funded the Scripps Institution of Oceanography (etc.). Bookseller Inventory # 012593

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Title: Verses of an Idle Hour

Publisher: Paul Elder and Company, San Francisco

Publication Date: 1917

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No DJ as Issued

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Maxwell's House of Books is a quality used book store located in the heart of the quaint village of La Mesa, California. We are a small, family-owned general store with a special emphasis on scholarly material (i.e., philosophy, history, literature, literary criticism). Store hours are 10 am - 6 pm, Tuesday through Saturday, and 12 pm to 5 pm on Sundays.

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