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Riley, James Whitcomb
Riley Rarity} A Buckeye Ballad. Compliments of Passenger Department, Buckeye Route. Tale of a Million.
Copyright W. H. Fisher, G.P and T.A./ Printed by the Ohio State Journal, Columbus, Ohio. First Edition, 1890. Illustrated by W. H. Mullay. Oblong 8vo, original printed wrappers, printed on coated white paper, tied with white string( replacing original brown ribbon with buckeye attached). 10 unnumbered leaves. Each leaf contains one verse of Riley's poem in black, and illustrations and part of the story "Tale of a Million" (not by Riley) in purple. BAL 16567. Russo, pages 152-153. Very Good, top left corner each leaf with triangular loss of the white coated paper, leaving the underlying brown paper showing, only affecting the edges of a few of the illustrations, which appear to be hand-redrawn. RARE. A single copy at auction 1935, another copy as part of a large collection at auction in 1947.OCLC notes 6 library holdings. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Dale Steffey Books, ABAA, ILAB [Bloomington, IN, U.S.A.]
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