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New York: Various publishers, First Edition and reprints A collection of 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 ID: 018972)


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We judge condition conservatively. All books are octavo First American or British editions in original bindings offered subject to prior sale unless otherwise noted. Dustwrappers present when described. All autographs are unconditionally guaranteed for life to be genuine. We attempt to note signatures and bookplates when present as well as any defect we see. In any case, any item may be returned, with prior notice, within 7 days of receipt for any reason. All returns should be shipped fully insured and prior notification should be given.

 

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LIBRARIANS & COLLECTORS

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We always seek fine books in all fields, and you should certainly notify us of your interests.

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484-575-8825
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