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A CHRISTMAS LETTER - George Borrow: Redivivous

By: Biddle, Moncure

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Philadelphia, Moncure Biddle & Company: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38660

Condition: Near Fine


63 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Frontispiece and seven additional full page illustrations. Printed at the press of George Buchanan under the direction of Joseph A. Gutekunst. Moncure Biddle, from the famous Philadelphia Biddle family, was an investment banker. a famous bibliophile, a connoisseur of editions of the classics and, by reputation, an eccentric. During the 1940s he published an annual "Christmas Letter" on a topic of literary or bibliographic interest. This book, issued for Christmas 1942, addresses the work of George Borrow and is dedicated to th... View more info

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THE GYPSIES - Romans from Little Egypt

By: Biddle, Moncure

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Philadelphia, Moncure Biddle & Company: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38661

Condition: Very Good


37 pages; Clean and tight in original tan printed wrappers. Colour frontispiece and fourteen additional b&w full page illustrations (one folding). Printed at the press of George Buchanan under the direction of Joseph A. Gutekunst. Moncure Biddle, from the famous Philadelphia Biddle family, was an investment banker. a famous bibliophile, a connoisseur of editions of the classics and, by reputation, an eccentric. During the 1940s Biddle published an annual "Christmas Letter" on a topic of literary or bibliographic interest. This book, issued for Christmas 1940, addresses The Gypsies... View more info