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    Lot of Three Novels by Albert Smith, From the Library of Glenn Ford. including: The Fortunes of the Scattergood Family. viii, 416 pages. [and:] The Pottleton Legacy, A Story of Town and Country Life. viii, 472 pages. [and:] The Struggles and Adventures of Christopher Tadpole At Home and Abroad. vii, 498 pages. All books published in London by George Routledge and Sons, with no date of publication in any of the volumes; these appear to be early reprints, circa mid-1850. All three twelvemo volumes are uniformly bound in half green calf over marbled boards, with morocco labels and gilt stamping to spine; endpapers and all edges marbled. Leather is worn along extremities of all volumes, particularly at tips of corners. Still, a handsome set in generally very good condition. From the library of American film actor Glenn Ford, with his armorial bookplate.

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    October, 2008
    16th-18th Thursday-Saturday
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