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Three Vassar Girls in France: A Story of the Siege of Paris, by Elizabeth Champney.
Published 1888, Boston by Estes and Lauriat.
240 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout. Publisher's catalog at rear.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, gilt pictorial spine & cover decorations.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, a couple small spots of cloth loss on spine resulting in small white areas that look like stains, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 8 3/4" H x 6 3/4" W.