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    First Edition, First Issue

    Theodore Dreiser. Jennie Gerhardt. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1911.

    First edition, first printing with "October, 1911" slug on copyright page, and in first state binding with author's full name on the spine; first state of the text, with "is" uncorrected on line 30 of page 22. Octavo. [vi], 1-432[-434]. Frontispiece inserted.

    Original light blue mottled cloth, blocked in darker blue and lettered in gilt. Spine just slightly faded. Bookseller's ticket to the rear pastedown endpaper. Otherwise exceptionally clean and bright. A fine copy. Housed in a blue cloth chemise and book-backed slipcase with leather spine label lettered in gilt.


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