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Li'L' Gal by  Paul Laurence Dunbar - 1st Edition - 1904 - from citynightsbooks (SKU: 7128)

Li'L' Gal

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Li'L' Gal

by Dunbar, Paul Laurence

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  • Hardcover
  • First
Very Good/No Jacket
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Dodd, Mead and Company, 1904. Decorated green cloth binding (white/yellow/lt. green) with gilt titles. Top edge gilt, foreedge deckled. Illustrated with B&W photos by Miner. Sewn binding, printed on coated paper. Very good copy with faint stains to upper 1/2" of leaves but gilt edge unaffected. Back board also fainly discolored by wax (affecting finish but not color). Some rubbing to front board, wear at corners, sunned at spine. No DJ. Text block very good plus with normal aging to paper, a few grease spots. 123 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Leigh Richmond Miner. Book.


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Li'L' Gal
Dunbar, Paul Laurence
Leigh Richmond Miner
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
1st Edition
Dodd, Mead and Company
Date Published
Bookseller catalogs
Poetry; African American Literature; Literary Firsts;

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top edge gilt
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