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The Novels, Tales and Sketches of J. M. Barrie [Barrie's Works]. Author's Edition. Eight 8 Volume Set + Three 3 Additional Volumes by  J. M Barrie - Hardcover - 1898 - from Resource Books, LLC and Biblio.com

The Novels, Tales and Sketches of J. M. Barrie [Barrie's Works]. Author's Edition. Eight 8 Volume Set + Three 3 Additional Volumes

by Barrie, J. M

Condition: Very Good


New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1898. Includes the complete 1898 eight volume set plus three additional volumes published in 1900 and 1903. Three quarter black textured leather over marbled boards, slightly raised spine bands, top edges gilt, other edges deckled, marbled endpapers, each volume about 8.5 inches tall. The three additional volumes are bound to match but the leather is more of a dark brownish black unlike the black of the first eight volumes. Very good condition with some light rubbing to the extremities, slightly more wear to the final three volumes, good hinges, firm text block, clean pages with a name on a preliminary blank in volume 8, no other markings. Includes: Auld Licht Idylls, Better Dead, When a Man's Single, A Window in Thrums, An Edinburgh Eleven, The Little Minister, Sentimental Tommy, My Lady Nicotine, Margaret Ogilvy, Tommy & Grizel, The Little White Bird.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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