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The heathen Chinee

by F. Bret Harte ; illustrated by Joseph Hull.
Format
Online; Book; EBook
Description
9 leaves : ill. (lithographs, b&w) ; 19 x 15 cm.
Variant title
Plain language from Truthful James
Published
Chicago (121 & 123 State St.) : Published by the Western News Company, 1870.
Notes
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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