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A PAIR OF PATIENT LOVERS.

by Howells, William Dean

Condition: Very Good


Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York: ., 1901. pp. 368. 8vo. 180 mm. Original Publisher's marbled board and pictorial binding in gilt and brown. Corner gilt detail. Good. Slight chipping on font board edge. This edition is the Harper's portrait collection of short stories containing: A Pair of Patient Lovers; The Pursuit of the Piano; A Difficult Case; The Magic of a Voice; and A Circle in the Water. Mary Bell Baker book label on the front pastedown. Gift Manuscript on inside leaf 'Mary Belle Baker, From Aunt Genia, March 18th 1903. Complete with Frontis. First Edition. Hardbound. Very good. NW65. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.


  • Bookseller: THE FAMILY ALBUM, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 018BIND1
  • Title: A PAIR OF PATIENT LOVERS.
  • Author: Howells, William Dean
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York: .
  • Date published: 1901
  • Keywords: BINDINGS ILLUSTRATED HUMOR ROMANCE FIRST EDITION WILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS MARY BELL BAKER PUBLISHERS DECORATED CLOTH BINDING FICTION
  • Bookseller catalogs: ILLUSTRATED; HUMOR; BINDINGS;


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