7 edition of Thimbleriggers found in the catalog.
|Statement||Bradford Jacobs ; foreword by William Manchester.|
|LC Classifications||F186.35.M36 J33 1984|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxv, 262 p. :|
|Number of Pages||262|
|LC Control Number||84007879|
Very large, sturdy book, cream cloth spine and sides, purple boards, very bright gilt lettering on spine, heavy pages, double-column format for text, DJ glossy cream background with colorful illustration of Western saloon with horses outside, a cowboy at the swinging doors, and ladies looking at windows, on back the rear of the saloon with. 'Mo' Wyatt's power is wielded quietly. We're not going to fire you," wrote Bradford Jacobs, the former Evening Sun editorial page editor, in his book, Thimbleriggers.
First Edition. large hardcover, about x 14 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good dustjacket with a closed tear, colour and b&w comic strips and advertisements and book covers, etc., includes Thimble Theatre, Plunder Island, The Jeep, etc., any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. Not Signed. New Release: Hollow Kingdom by Kira Jane Buxton Check out the Weekly Recommendation Thread; Join in the Weekly "What Are You Reading?"Thread! - Subreddit Rules - - Message the mods - Related Subs AMA Info The FAQ The Wiki This is a moderated subreddit. It is our intent and purpose to foster and encourage in-depth discussion about all things related to books, .
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