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    Three Handsome Titles from the Library of Humorous American Works Series. All books published in Philadelphia by T. B. Peterson, all are twelvemo volumes in the original publisher's lithographed (in gold and colors) wrappers, including: Frank Forester. The Deerstalkers. [first published 1846, this edition published c. 1855]. 198 pages. Front wrapper with short tear, creased on lower portion, mild rubbing, spine a bit darkened, and lightly chipped, bookplates. Still, near fine. [and:] Henry William Herbert. The Quorndon Hounds. [first published 1852, this edition published 1859]. 173 pages. Mild rubbing to wrappers and spine. Glue residue on inner front wrapper from bookplate (which is laid-in). Fine. [and:] Francis Alexander Durivage and George Pickering Burnham. Stray Subjects Arrested and Bound Over. [first published 1848, this edition published, c. 1858]. 199 pages. Mild rubbing to wrappers and spine, glue residue on inner front wrapper from missing bookplate. Fine. An unusually bright set of these charming books. Housed in custom-made chemise and slipcase.

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    February, 2012
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