Shelf wear to edges with minor soiling on cover. Pages tight but yellowed due to age. Former owners name appears to have been ""whitted out"" on inside page. Some notes and underlining in text. Not a library discard. pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1947. ISBN: 0. Letters written by famous American authors. Ex: Washington Irving, Edgar Allan Poe, Herman Melville, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Robert Frost and many others.