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The Works of F. Hopkinson Smith (Volumes 1 through 11 ONLY of 26 Vol. Set)

F. Hopkinson Smith

Published by Charles Scribner's Sons
Condition: Like New Hardcover
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Vols 1-11 ONLY. Half Leather. Signed Copy Like new; no internal markings; hav only lost their Brand New shine. No pricing stickers. No remainder mark. 3/4 Leather bindings. First 11 volumes of a set of 26. Set #13 of 204 of the limited edition. Sets #1-40 only have special attributes. Vol. I has author's signature under frontis portrait; many illustrations are signed by artists in the various volumes: F.Hopkinson Smith (Vol. 1 as artist, three signatures on three illustrations; Vol. 2 as artist, twice on two illustrations & Vol. 5 as the artist, twice on two illustrations); F.C. Yohn (Vol. 3 twice on two illustrations); J.N. Marshand (Vol. 2); Henry Reuterdahl (Vols.6 & 7, two signatures on two illustrations); Howard Chandler Christy (Vol. 8 signature dated July 1 1902); O.H. Perry (Vol.3); W.L. Jacobs (Vol. 11); E.M. Ashe (Vol. 11); and Arthur I. Keller (Vol. 11). A page of an original manuscript in the author's handwriting is bound into Vol. 7. with a page of typewritten text with the author's handwritten corrections in orange pencil. Bindings are full crushed morocco, bright maroon in color, over green cloth-covered boards. The leather is that generous half-leather that has become known as 3/4 leather. Marble endpapers with a bookplate in each volume previously owned by William Wheeler Darrow. Except for shelfwear to bottom edge of some tips (where leather is worn through on vol. 1 only) these books are fine. Vol. 1 includes the novels "A Day at Laguerre's" and "Well Worn Road"; Vol. 2 - "A White Umbrella in Mexico"; Vol. 3 - "Colonel Carter" and others ; Vol. 4 - "Tom Grogan"; Vol. 5 - "Gondola Days"; Vols. 6 & 7 - "Caleb West"; Vol. 8 - "The Other Fellow"; Vols. 9 & 10 - "The Fortunes of Oliver Horn"; Vol 11 - "The Under Dog". Bound by Stikemann and Co. -- elaborately gilt-decorated spines, raised bands into six compartments, top edges gilt with uncut fore and bottom edges; silk ribbon in each volume. Printed on Ruisdael hand-made paper, with extra illustrations in colour. An extraordinary set of 11 standing almost unblemished on the shelf. A total of eight signatures by the author is found in these 11 volumes. Stored in sealed plastic protection. In the event of a problem we guarantee full refund. 1902. Half Leather. Bookseller Inventory # 121699~

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Title: The Works of F. Hopkinson Smith (Volumes 1 ...

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Like New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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