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The Cassell Encyclopaedia of 20th Century European Culture

Alan Isaacs

The Cassell Encyclopaedia of 20th Century European Culture

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Published by Cassell .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • History,
  • History Of Civilization And Culture (General),
  • Reference

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10320954M
    ISBN 100304341533
    ISBN 109780304341535
    OCLC/WorldCa232587764


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About this Item: Cassell and Co Ltd London undated?c, G (green buckram bevel-edged boards with black art-nouveau style decorations on front and back boards and across corners, spine with similar design in gilt /black and gilt titles, lightly worn top and base of spine and corners heavily bumped, browning to endpapers, one plate has tear along crease, plate edges a bit grubby and.

This work is an early twentieth century edition of this popular encyclopaedia. Being the complete eight volumes of the encyclopaedia and lacking the later two supplementary volumes. Condition: In uniform original cloth bindings. Externally, very smart with just some minor bumping to the head and tail of spine as well as to the extremities.

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