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Abbott, Henry
The Anxious Seat
New York, 1914. First edition. Illustrated with two tipped-in photographs, line drawings throught. 25 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Paper covered boards with photo-reproduction of birch back. Spine chipped with small losses. About a very good copy of a fragile book. First edition. Illustrated with two tipped-in photographs, line drawings throught. 25 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. FIRST OF THE BIRCH BARK BOOKS. Abbott's little birchbark books, tales of hunting and fishing in the Adirondacks, were privately printed between 1914 and 1932. "All the series rare and expensive", according to Bruns. This is the first of them. Heller notes that The Anxious Seat (1914) escaped him for thirty years.Signed: "Merry Christmas/ Henry Abbott" on flyleaf. Phillips, pp. 11-12 (set); Plum, Adirondack Bibliography (1956) 7236 & Supplement (1973), p. xxxiv; Bruns A11; Heller 1:665-683 (set); Litchfield sale (2001), lot 1 (set)
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