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    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Tales of a Wayside Inn. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1863.

    First edition, first state, with the publisher's catalog dated November 1863 and describing the present title as "nearly ready." Octavo. v, 225 pages plus 22-page publisher's catalog. Inserted vignette title.

    Publisher's brown cloth, decoratively stamped and ruled in blind on the covers, and lettered in gilt on the spine. Top edge gilt. Spine slightly sunned, front hinge just starting but sound. Still a fine copy. Housed in a cloth fall-down-back box with gilt spine lettering.

    BAL 12136.


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