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    O. Henry. The Complete Writings of O. Henry. Garden City: 1917. Memorial Edition, de Luxe issue, limited and signed by the publisher and illustrator.

    More Information: O. Henry [pseud. William Sydney Porter]. The Complete Writings of O. Henry. With illustrations by Gordon Grant, in fourteen volumes. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page and Company, 1917. Memorial Edition; Edition de Luxe, limited to 1,075 numbered copies, of which this is 533. Signed by the publisher and illustrator. Fourteen volumes, octavo. Various paginations. Vignette edition leaves, fourteen frontispieces and thirty-eight additional inserted plates (one of which is a facsimile on two leaves). Vellum-backed matte blue paper-covered boards; spine stamped in gilt. Blue cloth dust jackets, spine panes stamped in gilt. Top edges of text blocks trimmed and gilt. Cream cloth toned; boards somewhat worn at edges, particularly at ends of spine. Dust jackets mildly soiled, discolored with some spot staining, most noticeable at spine panel of tenth volume; some fraying at spine ends. Free endpapers toned from exposure to dust jacket flaps. Ungilt edges of text block mildly toned, numerous gatherings roughly opened. Occasional thumbsoiling scattered throughout interior of text block. Very good. Fourth and sixth volume completely unopened; eighth through eleventh mostly unopened; seventh and twelfth through fourteenth partially opened; first through third and fifth volumes opened but for the last two to four leaves. First volume signed by publisher on edition leaf and by illustrator on frontispiece.

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