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    [Thomas Bailey Aldrich]. The Story of a Bad Boy. Boston: Fields, Osgood, & Co., January-December 1869. Original serial issue in Our Young Folks, no. 49-60. Twelve parts. Octavo. Continuously paginated 1-856, with preliminaries at rear of final issue for binding in book form. Plates and in-text illustrations. Publisher's perfect binding, original bright orange printed wrappers; edges untrimmed, some unopened. Backstrips slightly faded and soiled; occasional small chip at spine end or short split starting along joint; edge wear and soft creasing to wrappers, penciled owner signatures along a handful of top edges; two spots of adhesive residue at front wrapper of first issue. Text blocks softly browned with age; wear and some chipping to page edges. Previous owner book labels. Very good. Housed in custom yellow cloth clamshell.

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