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The heathen Chinee
by F. Bret Harte ; illustrated by Joseph Hull.
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- 9 leaves : ill. (lithographs, b&w) ; 19 x 15 cm.
- Variant title
- Plain language from Truthful James
- Chicago (121 & 123 State St.) : Published by the Western News Company, 1870.
- Nine lithographs, each including some text of the poem, issued in a printed envelope.
- Title from envelope.
- BAL's first edition, 1st printing. See BAL for a description of all the points.
- Cited in
- BAL, 7248.
- Local Notes
- SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: SC-STKS PS1831 .H37 1870 Copy 1: Envelope is not present. Gift of F.B. Randolph.
- SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: SC-STKS PS1831 .H37 1870 Copy 2: Bound, with original envelope included. Gift of Mrs. W. Allen Perkins.
- SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Barrett PS1831 .H37 1870: In envelope, as issued. Clifton Waller Barrett Library, Bret Harte Collection. Gift of C.W. Barrett.
- SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Barrett PS1831 .H37 1870a: A copy of the forged edition of the first printing. Envelope is not present. Clifton Waller Barrett Library, Bret Harte Collection. With a mailing envelope, on which is a handwritten note about the forgery. Gift of C.W. Barrett.
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