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    Wilkie Collins. The Law & the Lady. London: 1875. First edition.
    Wilkie Collins. The Law & the Lady. A Novel. London: Chatto and Windus, 1875. First edition. Three volumes. Octavo. vi, [2], 246, [2], 40 [publisher's ads]; iv, 269, [3]; iv, 341, [3] pages. Publisher's green cloth, spine lettered in gilt, boards stamped in blind; all text block edges trimmed. Spines skewed; spine ends pushed and worn; light wear along backstrip; joints worn, with a few just starting to split at ends; boards rubbed, with boards starting to show through at a few small spots and a tiny amount of soiling; edges and corners bumped and worn. Text blocks very slightly dulled with age, particularly along edges; top edges dust-soiled; black flecking at bottom edge of first volume; first volume joints split but still sound, final two volume bindings almost detached from text block, but holding for now; occasional mild soiling and evidence of dog-earing scattered throughout interior. Very good. Red leather book labels of Florence and Edward Kaye affixed to front pastedowns.


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