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The Second Son. A Novel

Wilson, Margaret Oliphant. Aldrich, Thomas Bailey

Published by Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1888
Condition: Good Hardcover
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First American edition. Green cloth with a simple stylized line illustration of a plant. (ii), vi, 524 pp (blank leaf) plus 12 pages of ads in the rear. A novel portraying English country life, a collaboration between Margaret Oliphant Wilson and Thomas Bailey Aldrich. Aldrich was a noted American author known for realistic depictions of American life, especially New England. Wilson was a Scottish writer of both fiction and history. In GOOD condition. Bookplate of Howard M. Jenkins on the inside front cover, from the "Avalon" house in Gwynedd, Pennsylvania. Library pocket on the rear free endpaper, although this may have been put in by a previous owner, as no other indications of library status are present. Moderate fading to the covers, heavier along the spine. Moderate scuffing, minor soiling and a few minor stains present to the covers and spine. Cloth rather scuffed, split and frayed along the extremities with the head and tail of the spine frayed and worn. Dampstaining present to the front pastedown and free endpaper, along the extremities. Faint dampstain to the upper fore edge, not affecting the interior. Light scattered soiling in the interior. Page 11/12 torn along its lower 1/3, LACKING a portion of the text. BAL 343. Bookseller Inventory # 005133

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Title: The Second Son. A Novel

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, Boston

Publication Date: 1888

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First Edition

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