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    Printing Plates for Chapter X
    in Original Foundry Box

    Edgar Rice Burroughs. Complete Set of Thirteen Copper Printing Plates for Chapter X "The Trail's End" of The Cave Girl. [Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1925]. Thirteen copper printing plates for consecutive pages 111-123 from the first edition of Edgar Rice Burroughs' fantasy novel The Cave Girl, comprising the complete tenth chapter "The Trail's End." (Approximately 3.5 x 6 inches each). In the original custom wooden crate supplied by the foundry to house and ship the plates after production. The worn wooden crate (approximately 8.25 x 13.25 x 5.5 inches) has a lid that slides over the top and closes the box. It is marked "Cave Girl" in several places, although some of the markings were added after production. Near fine collection of plates used to print this classic first edition.

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