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The Descent of Man and Other Stories

Wharton, Edith

Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1904
Condition: Very Good Plus Hardcover
From Quercus Rare Books (Chico, CA, U.S.A.)

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Edith Wharton (1862-1937) won the Pulitzer Prize in 1921.This is a Very Good (Plus) to Near Fine copy of the First Edition, a collection of her early stories. Bright red cloth binding; ruled; with gilt lettering on the spine and front cover. Top edge is gilt; others rough-cut. Clean text; 312 pages. Previous-owner inscription and bookplate on the front paste-down. Spine is (very) lightly faded, and there is a small spot of discoloration. Nevertheless, a sound and attractive copy, with very little general wear. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 002312

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Bibliographic Details

Title: The Descent of Man and Other Stories

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York

Publication Date: 1904

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good Plus

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First Edition..

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Quercus Rare Books is a mail-order and Internet resource. It is our intention to seek out and provide to the Reader or Collector excellent and noteworthy books in the First Edition. Our main focus has always been Modern Literature, in particular on the great Irish authors of the early 20th Century. We also specialize in Irish History and the Politics of Ireland's liberation. Other areas of interest are American Western History, American Indians, and the American Civil War. Quercus is a Member of IOBA - the Independent Online Booksellers Association.

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