WORKS. Irving BACHELLER.

WORKS

New York: Various publishers. First Edition and reprints. Hardcover. A collection of 9 books by Bacheller, some signed and some first editions, all uniformly bound in 3/4 red morocco leather and marbled boards with gilt rules, five raised bands, gilt-decorated and lettered spines, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Includes: DARREL OF THE BLESSED ISLES [Boston: Lothrop Publishing Company (1903)], First Edition, SIGNED by the author on the front blank; EBEN HOLDEN [New York: Harper & Brothers (1900) Reprint, part of the Pine Tree Edition of his Works] with a full-page SIGNED INSCRIPTION in 1918 to Edmund L. Dow "my friend and benefactor" on the front blank. In part: "I send this my first child and other members of my library family. You can rely upon them to sit quietly in a corner and speak only when they are spoken to. They will not talk loudly or dirty"; THE TURNING OF GRIGGSBY. BEING A STORY OF KEEPING UP WITH DAN'L WEBSTER [New York & London: Harper & Brothers 1913], First Edition, SIGNED by the author on the front blank; THE HAND-MADE GENTLEMAN. A TALE OF THE BATTLES OF PEACE [New York & London: Harper & Brothers 1909], First Edition, SIGNED by the author on the front blank; KEEPING UP WITH LIZZIE [New York & London: Harper & Brothers (1911)], Early Printing, INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the front blank "This Lizzie business/began, I fear, in the/Garden of Eden"; "CHARGE IT" OR KEEPING UP WITH HARRY [New York & London: Harper & Brothers (1912)], Early Printing, INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the front blank to Dow; VERGILIUS. A TALE OF THE COMING OF CHRIST [New York & London: Harper & Brothers 1904], First Edition, SIGNED by the author on the front blank; THE MARRYERS. A HISTORY GATHERED FROM A BRIEF OF THE HONORABLE SOCRATES POTTER [New York & London: Harper & Brothers 1914], First Edition, SIGNED by the author on the front blank; and D'RI AND I [New York & London: Harper & Brothers (1901)], Early Printing, SIGNED by the author on the front blank. Two or three volumes with pages roughly opened resulting in a few tears. A bit of light wear and rubbing to corners and spine tips, but a Near Fine, bright set in an attractive binding. Item #018972

Price: $500.00

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