Title: Dr. John Ewing and Some of His Noted ...
Publisher: Philadelphia: Press of Allen, Lane & Scott
Publication Date: 1924
Book Condition: Near Fine
8vo. [i], 135 p., frontis, ill. PRESENTATION COPY. Blue cloth boards w/ gilt title panel to front board and gilt to spine. Slight rubbing to edges otherwise fine. Tipped in letter from the author to Josiah H. Penniman, provost of Univ. of Penn., thanking him for writing the introduction. Paperclip indentation & rust at top of letter. Pages all clean. Dark toning to the rfep and pastedown. Dr. John Ewing was Provost of the University of Pennsylvania, 1779-1802 and this book was written by his great-grand-daughter. A nice presentation copy. Bookseller Inventory # 000841
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