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A LITTLE BOOK OF WESTERN VERSE [ with ALs Laid in]
Privately Printed for Subscribers Only, Chicago 1889 - #202 J/250 numbered copies issued to subscribers only, with a short colophon at the end signed by the printer; a one page ALs on Field's Chicago Daily News Stationary signed and dated March 30, 1892 in reference to a news article laid in and a small signed, dated and inscribed card by the author tipped in onto the front free endpaper; a full sized (8" X 11") printed dedication page written to Field's brother which was later found and published after Field's death tipped in after dedication page, and a news clipping of a short poem by Field titled SHARPS AND FLATS laid in at rear (Field wrote articles also titled Sharps and Flats at the Chicago Daily News). Title page in red and black, 196pp. including subscribers list, printed on laid paper watermarked L.L. Brown, bound in 3/4 white cloth over gray paper covered boards, black leather spine label gilt. Light foxing to cloth at spine. A fine copy in black cloth dust jacket with flaps covered with paper probably to prevent off-setting.[BAL 5739] [Attributes: First Edition]
      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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