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    Frank Norris. The Collected Works of Frank Norris. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1928. Argonaut Manuscript edition, limited to 245 sets, of which this is number 212. Manuscript leaf from Norris's best-known novel, McTeague, laid-in to first volume; oversized, written on one side and containing approximately 450 words of what would eventually be printed on pages 21-23 of the first edition, with numerous holographic corrections throughout, in publisher's printed envelope. Ten octavo volumes. Portraiture frontispiece inserted in first volume. Publisher's Japanese vellum-covered boards, spines lettered in gilt, front boards with central motif stamped in gilt, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Boards and spine ends just a bit soiled with slightly heavier soiling to the front board of Volume X, board edges lightly rubbed. Manuscript envelop split at edges with closed tear. A near fine set overall. From the collection of Donald Kaufmann.

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