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ALDRICH, Thomas Bailey (1836-1917). The Story of a Bad Boy. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin, 1895.

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ALDRICH, Thomas Bailey (1836-1917). The Story of a Bad Boy. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin, 1895.

8o. Frontispiece and illustrations by A.B. Frost. (A few leaves with tears crossing text.) Original reddish-brown cloth (hinges cracked, a bit soiled). Provenance: Norman Armour (presentation inscription, bookplate).

Later edition, PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY ALDRICH TO NORMAN ARMOUR on the front free endpaper: "Thomas Bailey Aldrich Allison House October 10. 1900 With compliments to Norman Armour." Laid-in is an AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT quotation by Bailey, four lines, "The Parcae," signed and dated 1877.

[With:] ALDRICH. "The Story of a Bad Boy." In: Our Young Folks. An Illustrated Magazine for Boys and Girls. Ed. by J.T. Trowbridge and Lucy Larcom. Vol. V. Boston: Fields, Osgood & Co., 1869. 8o. Contemporary red half diced russia, marbled boards (worn). First published appearance.

[With:] GREENSLET, Ferris. The Life of Thomas Bailey Aldrich. Cambridge: The Riverside Press, 1908. 8o. Original quarter cloth; fragment of printed dust jacket. LIMITED EDITION, number 134 of 500 copies. (3)
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