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Man And Wife (1870 Harper & Bros. First American Ed.) by  Wilkie Collins - First American Edition - 1870 - from Mary Riversong Books (SKU: 29WilkieCollinsMan)

Man And Wife (1870 Harper & Bros. First American Ed.)

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Man And Wife (1870 Harper & Bros. First American Ed.)

by Collins, Wilkie

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RARE/SCARCE. Used. Good Condition. HARPER & BROTHERS. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, 1870. MAN AND WIFE, a novel by WILKIE COLLINS, author of "The Moonstone" and "The Woman in White. Brown boards with ornate gold gilt titles on spine. TITLING REMAINS BRIGHT. Large octavo, original cloth, 239 pages [text printed in two columns] (followed by 4 pages of adverts). ILLUSTRATED with a frontispiece portrait and text vignettes. An important, early novel dealing with domestic violence, and marriage laws in Ireland and Scotland. A bright, clean copy. Signed and dated on two front end-papers by former owners Mr. & Mrs. A. B. Wiswall of Newton Lake Falls, Mass. Sept. 1869.

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Bookseller
Mary Riversong Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
29WilkieCollinsMan
Title
Man And Wife (1870 Harper & Bros. First American Ed.)
Author
Collins, Wilkie
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
None as issued
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First American Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harper & Brothers
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1870
Size
6 1/4 X 9 1/2
Keywords
Wilkie Collins, Woman in White, Gothic Novel,
Bookseller catalogs
For Sale; History; Literature; Anglophilia; Victorian Literature; Social Sciences; Romance; Anthropology; women's Studies; PSYCHOLOGY; Economic Thought;
Size
6 1/4 X 9 1/2

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spine
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octavo
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gilt
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Cloth
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