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The Courtin'.

Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1874. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Well known reissue of this very funny dialectical poem. Includes 7 heliogravure reproductions of Homer silhouettes. (BAL 13306). Noted flaws notwithstanding, this is a very presentable copy of this classic volume. Plates clean and bright. Very Good. No DJ as Issued. Light shelf/edge wear, touch of fraying head, heal and tips, small college library bookplate at front pastedown, two small stamps on title and half-title (no other marks), touch of rubbing on "chair" on front embossment, quotation page shows small splatter of fountain pen ink, else tight, bright and unmarred. Green beveled cloth boards, gilt and black ink lettering and decorative elements, brown paper endpages, aeg. 8vo. np. Illus. (b/w plates). Item #3945

Price: $325.00