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Leather joints strong. 3/8" tear to leather at head of front joint. Moderate rubbing to edges of boards and spine. Narrow split to gutter at rear endpaper. Margins trimmed quite close to text by binder, without loss of text.; Four early UK editions or American novels, all scarce. Contemporary half leather and marbled boards. 1. "The Fugitives; or, The Quaker Scout of Wyoming" by Edward S. Ellis. London: George Routledge & Sons, no date . 122 pages + frontis. 2. "The Gold Hunters A Picture of Western Character and Pike's Peak Life" by Mrs. M. V. Victor. London: George Routledge & Sons, no date [c. 1867?]. 118 pages + frontis. 3. "Big Foot, The Guide; or, The Surveyors: A Tale of the Carolina Settlements" by W. J. Hamilton. London: George Routledge & Sons, no date . 108 pages + frontis. 4. "The Trapper's Bride and White Stone Canoe, Etc. Etc." by Percy B. St. John. London: Ward and Lock, 1856. Stated "Third Edition". viii, (9)-155 pages. Includes the stories "The Rose of Ouisconsin" and "The Better Land". All bound without half-titles. Page dimensions: 155 x 97mm. Spine title: "The Fugitives &c". Provenance: from the collection of Robert Bruce Willis, who emigrated to New Zealand from the UK in the 19th Century. [References: British Museum General Catalogue of Printed Books to 1955].; 16mo 6" - 7" tall
Title: The Fugitives; or, The Quaker Scout of Wyoming [bound with] The Gold Hunters A Picture of Western Character, and Pike's Peak Life [bound with] Big Foot, The Guide; or, The Surveyors [bound with] The Trapper's Bride and White Stone Canoe Etc. Etc.
Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons: 
Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 6337
Keywords: Woodcuts Engravings