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In Ole Virginia or Marse Chan and Other Stories

In Ole Virginia or Marse Chan and Other Stories

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In Ole Virginia or Marse Chan and Other Stories

by Page, Thomas Nelson

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New York. Charles Scribner's Sons. 1887. Bound in pictorial decorated, gilt titled green cloth. 12mo. The First Edition. Includes an ALS by the author to "Mr. W.M. Burnettlaid-on to the front free end sheet. Written in a bold hand in ink upon a single sheet (4.25" x 7") bearing the imprint "Jekyll Island Club, Brunswick, Georgia". Letter reads, "My dear Mr. Burnett: I not only comply with your request with pleasure, but thank you for a great favor you have done me. Your pleasant words the other day made a green spot in what was a dry and tedious journey and I have born them in kindly rememberance ever since. Yours very sincerely Thomas Nelson Page. Slight lean to volume. Covers very mildly worn. Corners gently bumped. Bookplate to flyleaf. Some very occasional and incidental internal soiling. Letter presents evidence of offset due to insufficient blotting at time of composition. A Very Good copy of the authors first book, with a Very Good crisp and most legible ALS.Featured Lit.


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In Ole Virginia or Marse Chan and Other Stories
Page, Thomas Nelson
Bound in pictorial decorated, gilt titled green cloth.
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Charles Scribner's Sons.
Place of Publication
New York.
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Located just accross the Golden Gate Bridge in Marin County, California - the Heldfond Book Gallery, Ltd. is one of the oldest and most esteemed Rare Bookstores on the West Coast. Specializations include: Illustrated Books in all disciplines, Fine Bindings and Sets, Important Literary First Editions,Fine Arts, Collectable Children's Illustrated Books, Illuminated Manuscripts and Incunabula,Rare Aviation and Maritime as well as a consistently superb inventory of General Antiquarian Materials.


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