Sale 19JJ01 | Lot 13

[ADIRONDACKS] PRIME, WILLIAM COWPER. Five volumes

Catalogue: Americana from the Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson
[ADIRONDACKS]  PRIME, WILLIAM COWPER. Five volumes

Lot Details

Lot 13
[ADIRONDACKS] PRIME, WILLIAM COWPER. Five volumes
, comprising: two copies of The Owl Creek Letters, and Other Correspondence. New York: Baker & Scribner, 1848. Foxing worst at first and last leaves, otherwise a fine copy; second copy with bumped extremities and toning throughout. The author's first book, being trout fishing and sporting anecdotes in the Adirondacks. Bruns P144; Sabin 65546; The Old House by the River. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1853. Spine faded, corners bumped, bookplates and non-authorial inscription to front pastedown. Bruns P143; Later Years. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1854. Extremities worn, soiling to endpapers, shelf sticker to front pastedown and contemporary owner's signature to front free endpaper. Bruns P142 ("One of the scarcest"); and Among the Northern Hills. New York: Harper & Brother Publishers, 1895. Extremities rubbed. Bruns 139 ("As with all Prime books, scarce"). All first editions in publisher's cloth. The lot five volumes. (5)


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Estimate: $100 - $200
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Americana from the Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

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