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Tales of the Argonauts

by Harte, Bret

Condition: Good

James R. Osgood & Company, Boston, 1875. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good. First Edition. Bret Harte was a prolific writer and poet, most widely known for his stories of his beloved early California. "The Argonauts" in these stories are the gold seekers of the mid-1800s. This book also bears the personal bookplate of Herbert Claiborne Pell, Jr. (February 16, 1884 - July 17, 1961) - a US Representative from New York, US Minister to Portugal, US Minister to Hungary, and an instigator and member of the United Nations War Crime Commission. Book Condition: Good+ original brick red embossed covers with gilt title to spine; minor wear to covers; corners somewhat rubbed; head and tail of spine worn; a few spots to spine; pages bright and clean; hinge weak, but pages and covers securely attached.


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