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    O. Henry. The Voice of the City. New York: 1908. First edition.

    More Information: O. Henry. The Voice of the City. Further Stories of the Four Million. New York: McClure Company, 1908. First edition, first printing without the two additional blank leaves at the end of the text. Octavo (7.125 x 4.75 inches; 180 x 120 mm.). [vi], 243, [1, blank], [1, ad], [1, blank] pages. Publisher's ribbed red cloth, spine lettered in gilt, front board lettered and stamped in gilt and stamped and ruled in blind; all edges of the text block trimmed; plain endpapers; in the original dust jacket, unpriced. Spine ends and corners lightly worn; corners very gently bumped with three tiny divots just under the upper corner of the rear board; joints rubbed. Text just barely over-opened between signatures, with the interior gatherings very slightly sprung. Dust jacket spine panel very faintly dulled; crown with a small chip along the front flap fold that removes the ce from Voice; small interior hole further down the front flap fold; short split (about one inch) to the upper edge of the rear panel fold with two soft diagonal creases extending to the top of the rear panel; edges lightly worn with tiny chips to the fold edges; very short tear to the rear flap fold; front panel with a couple fox marks and light pencil notations to the upper margin. Very good. BAL 16275. Uncommon in dust jacket. From the Otto Penzler Collection of Mystery Fiction.

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