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Martin Merrivale, His X Mark

by Paul Creyton ; illustrated
Book; Online
vii, 558 p., [14] leaves of plates : ill. ; 20 cm.
Boston : Phillips, Sampson and Company ; New York : J.C. Derby, 1854.
  • Wright II, 2552.
  • Originally issued in 15 parts.
  • Added t.p. engraved.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Copy 1: p. 1-144 are from the parts issue (pts. 1-4) with original stab holes. Stab holes not present in rest of vol. Plate at p. 263 has caption, "Mr. Tiplilly is deceived."; Plate at p. 324 is captioned "The apparition"; plate at p. 337 captioned "Two children."
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Copy 2: p. 1-360 are from the parts issue (pts. 1-10) with original stub holes, which are not present in rest of vol. Plate at p. 263 has caption "He goes out first, and Martin kisses her lips behind his back"; plate at p. 324, "She started back with a wild look and a stifled cry, then turned and fled"; p. 337, "Amos and the Old Man seemed equally delighted ..."
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Original purple cloth. The blindstamping on ViU's 2 copies is different.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Copy 1: presentation inscr. from the author.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Copy 2: bookplate of George F. Fisher, Dedham.
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