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    Limited to Only Ten Copies, with Original Watercolors and Ink Drawings

    Charles Paul de Kock. Sister Anne. Boston: Frederick J. Quinby, [1902]. Bibliomaniac edition, limited to 10 copies. Octavo. 141 pages. Publisher's full red morocco with floral iris onlay in gilt and morocco. Decorated morocco doublures and full morocco free endpapers. Engraved frontisportrait by Jacques Reich and hand-illuminated title page and chapter initials. Vellum pages. Illustrated with original watercolors by Albert de Ford Pitney (two), G. A. Williams, Walter Russell, two original pen and ink drawings by E. Boyd Smith, and two original pen and ink drawings by W. M. Crocker. Occasional light foxing. Front hinge cracked after second free endpaper. Area of soiling to verso of second free endpaper. Housed in publisher's matching book-backed box with some rubbing and scuffing. An overall near fine example of this lavish production.

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