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    Charles G. Finney. Two Early Works, including: The Circus of Dr. Lao. With Drawings by Boris Artzybasheff. New York: Viking Press, [1935]. First edition, second printing. Octavo. 154 pages. Seven inserted illustrations. Publisher's red cloth with paper label affixed to the spine, and paper illustration affixed to the front cover. Fully illustrated dust jacket, with the $2.00 price and designation of second printing on the front inner flap. Illustrated endpapers. Engraved bookplate affixed to front pastedown endpaper. Slight shelf wear, jacket lightly soiled and rubbed, spine of jacket sunned, back of dust jacket torn. Altogether a very good copy. The Unholy City. Author of The Circus of Dr. Lao. New York: Vanguard Press, 1937. First edition. Octavo. 167 pages. Publisher's orange cloth covers with paper labels affixed to the spine and front cover. Dust jacket with $2.00 price on front inner flap. Previous owner's engraved book plate affixed to the front pastedown endpaper. Book seller's ticket affixed to the back pastedown endpaper. Bumped corners, slight soiling to joints and top edges, jacket slightly soiled, chipped edges and spine of the jacket, head of jacket has some wrinkling and a tear. Toned endpapers. Altogether a tight and very good copy. These works by Charles G. Finney (December 1, 1905 - April 16, 1984) are his two earliest novels.

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