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The Novels, Tales and Sketches of J. M. Barrie

by BARRIE J M:

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New York. Charles Scribner's. 1896. Hardback. 8 vol. set. Author's Edition. 1st. Imp. Consists of: 1. Auld Licht Idylls & Better Dead. 2. When a Man's Single. 3. A Window in Thrums & An Edinburgh Eleven. 4. The Little Minister Vol.1. 5. The Little Minister Vol. 2. 6. Sentimental Tommy Vol. 1. 7. Sentimental Tommy Vol. 2. 8. My Lady Nicotine & Margaret Ogilvy. Green cloth with gilt outline to Fr. cover, gilt Fr. cover titles & gilt spine titles with thistle motifs above & below the volume title. Spines are sunned and have browned somewhat. Smooth gilt top edge, otherwise rough-cut page edges. Covers are rubbed with some wear to spine-ends & edges & some softening of the tips. Some foxing to prelim. & latter pages. Damp- staining in evidence on covers, endpapers, prelim. & latter pages of Vols. 1 & 2 (text unaffected). Each vol. is inscribed on prelim. page. Each vol. has B/W plate Frontis. & one other tissue guarded B/W plate. Uniform set in uniform condition. Wt: 6.5 Kg. Good.


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