Item #204993 The Deserter. Charles King.
The Deserter

The Deserter

J. B. Lippincott Company, (1887). First Edition. Hardcover. Item #204993
ISBN: 281AIB1040507

173 numbered pages (numbered as pp. 700-872), followed by by [42] pages of ads. The title story, a military novel, is followed by several short articles and stories: Some Experiences of a Reporter; The Fable of the Poet and the Tarpin-Hauler; The New Rules of Baseball; Social Life at Vassar, and others. Lippincott no. 253. First edition (first printing), bound from magazine sheets. A very good hardcover copy. Quarter-bound with marbled paper over red boards with title on spine. Edges and corners worn. A 2 by 1-1/4 inch sticker scar on rear cover. A scarce copy of the first edition.

Price: $150.00

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