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    John Kendrick Bangs. The Lorgnette 1886. New York: George J. Coombes, 1886. First edition of Bangs' first book.
    With an Autograph Poem Signed ("Whence Comes My Faith") affixed to front free endpaper. Oblong octavo. 32 pages. Publisher's full green cloth over beveled boards, boards stamped in gilt. Spine soiled, chipped, some soiling, edgewear to boards, hinges starting, gutter facing title-page cracked, text toned with some occasional foxing and thumbsoiling. Fair. Rare.


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    December, 2019
    5th Thursday
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