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    Margaret Sidney. Five Little Peppers and How They Grew. Boston: D. Lothrop and Company, [1880]. First edition, first issue.

    Twelvemo. 410 pages plus four pages of advertisements. Illustrated.

    Publisher's illustrated yellow cloth binding lettered and decoratively stamped in gilt, orange, and brown. Housed in a custom blue cloth slipcase with a leather title plate affixed to the spine and lettered in gilt. Minimal edge, spine, and corner wear. Cloth rubbed to white along rear spine fold. Frayed and tender hinges, but still well intact. Internal contents bright and clean. A very good copy of a rare first issue.

    Bookplate of celebrated bookman Arthur Swann affixed to the front pastedown.


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