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A Discouraging Model. [ Riley's Roses ]

Author: Riley, James Whitcomb.
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Price: $50.00
Publisher: Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill
Book Condition: VG
Binding: Hard Cover
Pub Date: 1914
1st thus edition. unpaged; decorated ivory paper-backed boards / maroon backstrip; original glassine wrapper. Includes 2 full-page Christy illus; 4 pages of Riley poems all decorated by Franklin Booth. Condition is VERY GOOD / no jacket (the glassine wrapper is there, but quite tattered); boards have lt. soiling along edges; lt. spotting to verso of free endpapers; the interior pages are in fine condition. A nice copy of this book.