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    Wilkie Collins. The Queen of Hearts. New York: 1859. First U. S. edition, blue cloth variant.
    Wilkie Collins. The Queen of Hearts. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1859. First U. S. edition. Octavo. [2], 472, 8 [publisher's ads] pages. Publisher's blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt and ruled in blind, boards decoratively blind-stamped; all text block edge trimmed; brown coated endpapers. Spine ends softened and worn, crimped at foot; light wear and discoloration along joints; mild wear along edges and corners. Text block very softly dulled with age, particularly along edges, which are lightly foxed with a bit of staining; trace of rubbing and sparse spotting to endpapers, with a few small stains at front; library stamp to title-page; a few spots of foxing and pencil annotations scattered occasionally throughout interior, foxing particularly heavy at first and last few leaves of text block. Near fine. Queen's Quorum 3.


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