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1900. BACHELLER, Irving. Eben Holden. A Tale of the North Country. Original gilt decorated cloth. Boston: Lothrop Publishing Company, . First edition, first state. Wright III-196. Minor soiling to covers. Very good. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "I am inclined to think that this book presents a lost type of man. It was nearly extinct when I wrote this tale 33 years ago. Irving Bacheller." With an ALS addressed to Mr. John Stuart Groves laid in. In a red morocco and cloth slipcase.
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