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Elsie Venner: A Romance of Destiny

Holmes, Oliver Wendell
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2 v. 18 cm.
Related Title
The professor's story.
Boston, Ticknor and Fields, 1861.
  • First published under title "The professor's story" in the Atlantic monthly January 1860-April 1861, not December 1859 as stated in [publishers'] preface.
  • First edition. This is one of the earlier impressions. cf. Currier, p. 99-101.
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SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Chocolate cloth binding, with chocolate end papers, covers blind stamped.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Copy 1: Barrett Coll. Publisher's advertisement, dated February 1861: 16 p. at end of v. 2. Author's presentation inscr. to Charles E. Norton. Gift of C.W. Barrett.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Copy 2: publisher's advertisement, dated February 1861: 16 p. at end of v. 2. Signed and dated: "Carrie C. Stuart. New York. March 5th 1861."
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Copy 3: bookplate of Alice Huff Johnston. Gift of C.D. Johnston.
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