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JAMES, Henry.

A Passionate Pilgrim, and Other Tales.

Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1875 Stock Code: 91751
£975.00
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Henry James's first book

First edition, first printing, first binding state, with the imprint "Osgood & Co" (without a full stop after the last "o") at the foot of the spine. According to Edel & Laurence, the first printing consisted of 1,500 copies.

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Description

Octavo. Original purple fine-cross-ribbed cloth, titles to spine gilt, ruling to bevelled boards in blind, brown coated endpapers.

Condition

Spine faded and gently cocked and with some minor fraying at tail, extremities lightly rubbed, slight tenderness to hinges, endpapers faintly marked, tiny loss to bottom corner of rear free endpaper. An excellent copy.

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