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THe Blossomy Bough (Signed)

by O'SHEEL, Shaemas

Condition: VG+/No Jacket

NY: Self-produced, 1911. Bound in grey boards with labels on front panel and spine (wear to both). The first limited (to 100 copies) edition of the author's first book. In the author's hand . . . "Of this edition on vellum paper, 100 copies have been made of which this is number 57 for Arthur B. Davies" and then it is signed by the author. Laid in is a 3" x 4" signed drawing of the author on glossy stock. The recipient was a noted artist when this book was published. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Stiff Boards. VG+/No Jacket. Limited Edition.


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