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DARREL OF THE BLESSED ISLES - WITH AUTOGRAPH NOTE LAID-IN by  Irving Bacheller - Signed First Edition - 1903 - from Captain Ahab's Rare Books (SKU: 4539)

DARREL OF THE BLESSED ISLES - WITH AUTOGRAPH NOTE LAID-IN

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DARREL OF THE BLESSED ISLES - WITH AUTOGRAPH NOTE LAID-IN

by Bacheller, Irving

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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Boston: Lothrop Publishing Company, 1903. First Edition. Attractive, well-preserved copy of this early novel by Bacheller, founder of the first modern newspaper syndicate in the United States. Scarce in dustjacket. Octavo (19.75cm); maroon cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in gilt and in blind to spine and front cover; dustjacket; [10],11-410,[6]pp, with illustrated frontispiece by Arthur I. Keller. Laid into this copy is an autograph note from the author: "Dear Mr. Gridley: Will you let this book express my thanks to you? If you ever drop your knitting I hope it may fall into the hands of someone as kind as yourself. Sincerely, Irving Bacheller / Canton, N.Y. / Aug.9, 1917." Mild wear to spine ends and board edges, touch of dustiness and foxing to upper edge of textblock, else clean throughout; Near Fine. In the original illustrated dustjacket, lightly edgeworn, with a few tiny nicks and several small splits and tears, and seven clear tape mends on verso; Very Good+.

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Bookseller
Captain Ahab's Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
4539
Title
DARREL OF THE BLESSED ISLES - WITH AUTOGRAPH NOTE LAID-IN
Author
Bacheller, Irving
Book condition
Used
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Lothrop Publishing Company
Place of Publication
Boston
Date Published
1903

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Founded in 2010, Captain Ahab's Rare Books specializes in first editions of literature, genre fiction, film-related books and ephemera, zines, manuscript and archival material.

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First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in... [More]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the... [More]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
good+
A term used to denote a condition a slight grade better than Good.
edges
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octavo
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Cloth
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