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    [Literature]. Group of Seven First Editions. [Various places, various publishers, 1900-1983]. Joseph Conrad. Lord Jim. New York: Doubleday & McClure, 1900. First American edition. Octavo. 392 pages. Publisher's full green cloth, front board and spine stamped in dark green. Some rubbing, soiling to binding, front endleaves creased, owner's signature on front free endpaper, text toned, soiled. Good.

    [Together with:] Jack London. The Abysmal Brute. New York: Century, 1913. First edition. Small octavo. 169 pages. Publisher's full green cloth, front board and spine stamped in black and green, dust jacket. Some rubbing, toning to cloth binding, endleaves and text a bit toned, soiled. Jacket chipped, worn, torn at joints, some wear, soiling to panels. Fair.

    [And:] Sinclair Lewis. Elmer Gantry. New York: Harcourt, Brace, [1927]. First edition, second issue binding. Octavo. 432 pages. Publisher's full blue cloth, front board and spine stamped in orange, dust jacket. Cloth binding slightly rubbed, endleaves a bit toned, offset. Jacket toned, chipped, edgeworn, with some tears, soiling. Good.

    [And:] F. Scott Fitzgerald. Taps at Reveille. New York: Scribner's, 1935. First edition. Octavo. 407 pages. Publisher's full green cloth, spine stamped in gilt. Spine sunned, gilt barely visible, binding rubbed. Text and endleaves toned. Good.

    [And:] Betty Smith. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. New York: Harper, [1943]. First edition. Octavo. 443 pages. Publisher's full green cloth, printed paper label on spine. Facsimile dust jacket. Cloth spine toned and creased. Binding rubbed, soiled. Endleaves toned, soiled. Ownership signature on front free endpaper. Good.

    [And:] George Orwell. Nineteen Eighty-Four. New York: Harcourt, Brace, [1949]. First American edition, advance review copy. Octavo. 314 pages. Publisher's printed wrappers. Wrappers toned, rubbed, creased, soiled, a few short tears. Good.

    [And:] Graham Greene. A Quick Look Behind. Los Angeles: Sylvester & Orphanos, 1983. First edition, one of 330 copies signed by Greene (#183). Octavo. 68 pages. Publisher's full blue cloth, printed paper label on spine, slipcase. Fine.


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