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Title:A Clutch of Curious Characters
Price:AUD$13.20 (about USD$9.30)
Item ID:SB00-0117507
Publisher:Xanadu, London, 1984
Xanadu, 1984, Softcover, Book Condition: Good, First

Illustrated hardcover white coloured titles to the front panel and black and white coloured titles to the backstrip. A look at some of the world's most extraordinarily eccentric characters, as commented upon by contemporaries. Such as Monsiur Benoit who raised money for his invention – telegraphy using the telepathic and electrical impulses produced by snails. Or who could forget Canon Townsend who set off for Rome with the modest intention of converting the Pope, plus others. Creasing to the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. Browning of the textblock edges and pages. Size: Trade Paperback. 287, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0947761020. ISBN/EAN: 9780947761028. Inventory No: 0117507.
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