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Elizabeth Wetherell
Very Rare Book - 1851 The Wide Wide World 1st Edition
New York: George P. Putnam, N.Y, 1851. Up for auction is a very rare and hard to find book in any condition, a copy of "The Wide Wide World" written by Elizabeth Wetherell. This book is the first edition printed in 1851 which is volume 1 of a two volume set. An error was made when first issued with page number 157 at inner margin, which was corrected on later editions. This book was published by George P. Putnam, N.Y. and has 360 pages. Measures 7 1/2" x 5 1/2". The front and back cover has a blind stamp, the book has rubbed corners and edges, and wear throughout. There are loose sections but still intact. Otherwise still very hard to find in any condition, book overall still good for its age and rarity. Check Abebooks for more information on its rarity. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: fam13 [Goffstown, New Hampshire, United States]
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