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Wolfert's roost and other papers, now first collected.

Irving, Washington.

Published by G.P. Putnam & Co., New York, 1855
From SessaBks (ABAA, ILAB) (Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)

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First U.S. edition, later printing (with publisher's address of 10 Park Place), in the binding described by BAL; delightfully entertaining tales from a beloved author, collected from their appearances in various periodicals. The frontispiece was done by Darley and the added wood-engraved title-page by J.W. Orr. Provenance: Front pastedown with bookplates of prominent Philadelphia collector Robert R. Dearden and Philip Justice Steinmetz, an Episcopal clergyman; the latter design shows a view of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Elkins Park, PA, of which Dr. Steinmetz was the pastor. 12mo (19.3 cm, 7.6"). Frontis., add. engr. t.-p., [2], [7]?383, [1], 12 (adv.) pp. BAL 10188. Publisher's slate-green cloth, covers with blind-stamped rococo frame, front cover with gilt-stamped scenic vignette, spine with gilt-stamped author/title and embossed decorations; binding very slightly cocked, extremities rubbed, cloth somewhat faded overall. Front pastedown with bookplates as above and with affixed slip of old cataloguing. Frontispiece and added title-page with margins lightly stained; pages faintly age-toned, otherwise clean. Bookseller Inventory # 29557

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Title: Wolfert's roost and other papers, now first ...

Publisher: G.P. Putnam & Co., New York

Publication Date: 1855

Edition: 1st Edition

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