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Sir Gibbie: A Novel by  George MacDonald - First Edition - 1879 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 161127003)

Sir Gibbie: A Novel

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Sir Gibbie: A Novel

by MacDonald, George

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  • hardcover
  • First
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New York: J.B. Lippincott, 1879. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First American edition, cloth issue. (Apparently issued alongside a more common wrappered issue. Shaberman 64.) 210, (6) pp. Original dark purple cloth with gilt spine lettering. Very Good+ condition. Faint tidemark on upper corner of terminals. Former owner's bookplate on front paste down. Light, easily-erasable pencil inscription on first blank page from 1904 detailing this copy's ownership history; owner's small stamp on page facing title page. Small slit to paste down along gutter. Text clean. A nice copy that presents well.


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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
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Sir Gibbie: A Novel
MacDonald, George
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Used - Very Good
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First Edition
J.B. Lippincott
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

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Portland, Oregon
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About Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

Burnside Rare Books specializes in American and British literature, and rare nonfiction. We are located in downtown Portland, Oregon and open by appointment.


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First Edition
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title page
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