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Very Good. No Jacket. Green leatherette, flexible covers with gilt lettering. Corners bumped, light shelf wear. Title page missing about one inch across top, appears to have been cut straight across. 794 pages. A good, clean copy.
Near Fine in Very Good jacket. Slight bumping to a few corners. Jacket is rubbed in a few places with a bit of sun fading on the spine and minor wear at the spine head. Life of prominent Texas journalist and politician, William Pettus Hobby (1878-1964). 211 pages with Index, black and white photos.
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, U.S.A.
Date published: 1980
Description: Fine in Near Fine jacket. 8vo. Some sticker shadow on the dust jacket, otherwise a fine copy. A reflective essay on the tragic career of Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederacy. 114 pages. Read More
Edition: Later Printing
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York
Date published: 1927
Description: Good+ No Jacket. 12mo. Beginning separation of front pages from binding is evident. Corners and spine ends bumped. Light shelf wear. Pencil notes in the margin of a few pages. Diagonal crease near upper corner of rear board. History of art in Flanders with a focus on illumination and miniature, areas where Flemish artists especially excelled. Black & white photos of paintings on nearly every page, 341 pp. Read More
Edition: Second Printing
Publisher: Random House, New York
Date published: 1970
Description: Very Good in Very Good jacket. Light wear at the spine ends and corners. Book design by Mary M. Ahearn. Woodcut by Guy Fleming. Novel set in the hill country of northeast Mississippi during the 1930s. Read More
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, Nashville, Tennessee
Date published: 1964
Description: Very Good+ in Good jacket. 8vo. Corners bumped, a few small white spots on the spine. Previous owner's stamp on front free endpaper. Dust jacket chipped and heavily rubbed with several small tears. A histoy of Madagascar and personal reflections by the author. Read More