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    Bret Harte. The Heathen Chinee. San Francisco: 1934. One of 500 copies.


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    One of 500 copies printed on American vellum paper. Folio. xli pages. With line drawings by Phil Little. Bound in contemporary full green levant morocco, boards decoratively stamped in black and gilt, spine lettered in stylized gilt script, sixteen raised bands, black-ruled turn-ins with black gilt morocco cornerpieces in the style of playing card suits, marbled endleaves. Gauffered edges. Binding sunned, some edgewear, some soiling to rear board, joints just starting. A good example of a superb binding.

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    [Bret Harte]. The Heathen Chinee. Illustrated by Joseph Hill. Chicago: Western News, 1870. Small portfolio of nine loose plates depicting passages from The Heathen Chinee. Housed in original printed envelope. Envelope worn and soiled (split into two pieces), some thumbsoiling, foxing, and toning to plates. Good.



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    September, 2019
    5th Thursday
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