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Brains and Bravery.
London: W. & R. Chambers, Ltd. 1903 - Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and front board in blind to gilt background, pictorial image stamped to front board, brown endpapers. Large prize bookplate to front pastedown, embossed stamp to front free endpaper, occasional spotting to pages, spine rolled, rubbing to gilt at spine and front cover, fading to spine, light soiling to boards. A very good copy. Frontispiece and 7 half-tone plates by Arthur Rackham. First edition, first impression. A collection of 14 tales in which young men exhibit "brains and bravery". The tales are by G. A. Henty, Guy Boothby, L. T. Meade & Prof. Robert K. Douglas, John Arthur Barry, Katharine Tynan, H. A. Bryden, W. H. Williamson, Walter Wood, F. B. Forester, Hemingford Grey, and T. R. Threlfall. Latimore & Haskell p. 20; Riall p. 49. [Attributes: First Edition]
      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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