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First Edition, First Printing. A bright fine book with original dust jacket. Publisher's beige buckram, Rose and Thistle's motif stamped in green and gilt on front and spine, Top edge gilt. floral endpapers, satin page-marker, in the publisher's original printed paper dust-wrapper. 8vo; 21 cm; 8.5 inches tall; 480 pages with a portrait frontispiece and a beautiful title page designed by Bruce Porter with red titles.
Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Small embossed ownership mark on title page. A few pages unopened. Dust jacket has age-toned with some soiling. Small chips surprisingly nice shape.
"These poems have been written for the amusement during the course of a long life, solely to please myself, and are simply records of varied conditions of the mind while observing the pictures made by the lights and shadows that fall upon the ever-changing panorama of Nature. I have, therefore, no excuses to offer for their defects" - from the author's preface.
Title: Roses and Thistles
Edition: First Edition, First Printing.
Publisher: San Francisco, William Doxe: 1894
Binding: Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
Book Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: Very Good
lb: 3.00 lb
Seller ID: 010306