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Leaves of Life.

Published: London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1888

Stock code: 106080

Price: £175

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First edition. An early book of verse by the author of The Railway Children and Five Children and It.

Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, apple-tree design and titles to front board gilt, fore and bottom edges untrimmed, patterned endpapers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Spine gently rolled, extremities very lightly bumped, endleaves slightly foxed, hinge tender between quires E and F. A very good copy, the gilt nice and bright.

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