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SHE. A History of Adventure.
Longmans Green & Co 1887 - 1st UK Ed. 1st issue. Sm. 8vo. [viii] + 317pp + [ii] adverts. 2 chromolitho. plates. Some very light browning, upper hinge sl. sprung, dec., original bright gilt lettered bevel edged cloth with gilt device to upper board and spine, corners sl. rubbed, spine rubbed with sm. nick to tail. First Issue: "geneleman" for "genelman" p.59, line 22, "had" for "have" p126, line 26, "it compared" for "if compared" p.258, line 37 and "godness me" p.269, line 38. Unrecorded variant endpapers depicting multiple images of ?Diana/Artemis the Huntress? on one knee brandishing a large Bow and exposing one breast and with C & CO: LD. scrolled beneath/above, instead of Longman?s usual ?Swan and ship?. Sadleir 1092.Preceded by the U.S. Harper & Brothers edition which was published 24 December 1886, a week before the British edition published 1 January 1887. First published in ?The Graphic XXXIV-XXXV October 2nd 1886 - January 8th 1887, Nos. 879-893. US$698 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Francis Edwards ABA ILAB]
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