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Her Letter by  Bret Harte - 1st - 1905 - from The Wild Muse (SKU: 003982)

Her Letter

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Her Letter

by Harte, Bret

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1905. First edition thus. First illustrated edition. BAL 7541. Published Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1905, first printing. 8vo., 6 1/2" x 9." Unpaginated [96 pp.]. Illustrated by Arthur Keller with full color, sepia and b/w plates and black and gilt page decorations, . Green and white patterned cloth with green titles and black and gilt inlaid cover pictorial, decorative endpapers, color frontis and title page, top edge gilt, captioned tissue guards over the color plates. Slight trace or rub to the cloth at heel and crown, small impression mark on the top edge gilt, else very good plus, clean, crisp copy.. 1st. Hard. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. 8vo.


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Her Letter
Harte, Bret
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