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    John Kendrick Bangs. Mr. Bonaparte of Corsica. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1895. First edition.
    Inscribed by Bangs with a short poem on the front free endpaper: "An Apology./I could not write of Bonaparte/In French because my French is weak,/And that is why I'm had my say/In th' only Slanguages [sic] I can speak./John Kendrick Bangs/April 26 1895." Octavo. xii, 265, [1, blank], [6, ads] pages. Publisher's full light yellow cloth, front board and spine decoratively stamped in red, black, and gilt, rear board stamped in red. Spine and board-edges toned, some light rubbing to boards, corners lightly bumped, some offset to front pastedown from the handwritten poem on the front free endpaper, old description affixed to rear pastedown, with some offsetting to rear free endpaper. Very good.


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    December, 2019
    5th Thursday
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