Comstock Minnesota Photographic History 1890-1990

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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Feb 04, 2014
  • Channel: Auction House
COMSTOCK CENTENNIAL 1890-1990. Published by The Comstock Centennial Book Committee, 1990. Oversized hardcover, 297 pages. Photographic history of Comstock, Minnesota. Includes resident biographies. Very scarce.

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Condition: All flaws noted. Book is Near Fine. Name of prior owner on top of front free pastedown. A wonderful copy!!!!!

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