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    Headon Hill. The Divinations of Kala Persad. London: 1895. First edition.
    Headon Hill. The Divinations of Kala Persad. And Other Stories. London: Ward, Lock & Bowden, 1895. First edition. Octavo. [6], 246, [2, ads] pages. Frontispiece and one additional inserted plate by Stanley L. Wood. Publisher's green cloth, spine and front decoratively stamped in gilt, silver, red, black and white; all text block edges trimmed. Spine ends pushed and showing a bit of wear; slight loss to silver stamping at spine; mild wear along joints; boards very mildly rubbed; trace of wear along bottom edges; corners tapped. Text block softly tanned with age, particularly around edges; top edge darkened; some slight rubbing along bottom edge; rear hinge split but still sound; mild, uneven toning to endpapers; evidence of dog-earing scattered throughout, along with occasional small, faint spots of soiling; spine split between a few pairs of gatherings, but still sound. Near fine. With book label of Florence and Edward Kaye at front pastedown. Housed in custom black cloth chemise and slipcase.


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