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    Stevenson, Kipling, Hardy

    Four Great Books by Great Nineteenth-Century Authors, including: Thomas Hardy. The Trumpet-Major. New York: Henry Holt, 1880. First American edition. Octavo. 366 pages. Number 118 in the Leisure Hour Series. Yellow decorative cloth over boards. Some slight soiling to boards and wear to head and foot of spine. Very good. [and:] Rudyard Kipling. "Captains Courageous." New York: The Century Co., 1897. First American edition. viii, 323 pages. Illustrations. Decorative cloth over boards. Top edge gilt. Inked presentation on recto of frontis. Slightly cocked binding. Very good. [and:] Rudyard Kipling: The Light that Failed. London: Macmillan, 1891. First English edition. Octavo. 339 pages. Blue cloth over boards. Binding leaning somewhat. Inked name of previous owner on verso of half-title page. Very good. [and:] Robert Louis Stevenson. Prayers Written at Vailima. London: Chatto & Windus, 1922. Quarto. Third impression. Illuminated by Alberto Sangorski. Cream cloth over boards. Very good in dust jacket.

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