Sale 19JJ01 | Lot 8

[ADIRONDACKS] MURRAY, W.H.H. Christmas in the Adirondacks.

Catalogue: Americana from the Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson
[ADIRONDACKS]  MURRAY, W.H.H. Christmas in the Adirondacks.

Lot Details

Lot 8
[ADIRONDACKS] MURRAY, W.H.H. Christmas in the Adirondacks.
[Springfield, Mass: Privately Printed], 1897. First edition thus, inscribed by the author with a quotation from the final paragraph vertically penned on a front blank. Original cloth. Portrait and plates, 113 pp., [1 ad]. Lightly rubbed, scratch to rear cover, a few leaves becoming loose, fine overall.
Scarce work compiling two tales: How John Norton the Trapper, Kept His Christmas, first separately issued in 1885, and John Norton's Vagabond. We trace no copy at auction since 1985 and this copy possibly sold in 1940. Offered with a related volume, Harry V. Radford's Adirondack Murray. A Biographical Appreciation, 1905, inscribed. (2)


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Estimate: $200 - $300
Sold for $125 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $200 - $300
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Americana from the Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

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