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American Fiction 1774-1850. A Contribution toward a Bibliography

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American Fiction 1774-1850. A Contribution toward a Bibliography

by Lyle H Wright

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Huntington Library Publications, San Marino, California, 1939 Hardcover, dust jacket, 6"x9 1/4", printed by The Ward Ritchie Press, illustrated, erratum, xviii, 246pp, Appendix, Title Index, Key to Books Referred to in Notes, Abbreviations Used for Libraries in the Census. Hard to find the first edition of this oft revised work,which lists 1400 prose tales by mostly American authors, and 2200 editions of these titles arranged alphabetically by authors, and includes eight collotype facsimiles of representative title pages. Includes a "with the compliments of." card. Fine book with spine just a shade lightened in a price clipped, dust jacket torn at all edges.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Good.

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Bookseller Inventory #
1070
Title
American Fiction 1774-1850. A Contribution toward a Bibliography
Author
Lyle H Wright
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
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Good
Quantity available
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Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Huntington Library Publications, San Marino, California
Date published
1939
Keywords
AMERICAN FICTION, BIBLIOGRAPHY, HUNTINGTON LIBRARY, WARD RITCHIE PRESS, EARLY FICTION

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