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THE FLYING ISLANDS OF THE NIGHT
Indianapolis: Bowen Merrill, 1892. First Edition. Hardcover. Half-inch chip at the base of the spine with a very small chip at the head; minor spotting to covers and dustwrapper. Very Good in a Very Good and scarce printed dustwrapper. White flexible boards embossed with an all-over design of cherub heads and the front cover stamped in gold. BAL 16587: Printing 1, Binding A. INSCRIBED "Very truly yours" and SIGNED in full by the author in Indianapolis in December 1891. Riley has also added TWO LINES OF VERSE: "As full of naught/As space is full of emptiness." With two small corrections in the text, presumably by Riley. A fragile book, especially with the original dustwrapper.
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