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    [Lydia Marie Child, editor]. The Oasis. Boston: Benjamin C. Bacon, 1834. First edition. Sixteenmo. xvi, 276 pages. Fourteen engravings including the vignette on the title page and frontispiece. Publisher's pictorial cloth. Joints cracked and repaired but the boards remain firmly attached. Contents with occasional light to moderate foxing. Still, all things considered, a very good copy of this scarce work. Child was an early abolitionist and the stories she edits in this volume would likely not have been happily read in some quarters.

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    February, 2012
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