Lot 273 of 377:
A June Romance, Norman Gale's first novel  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$12
Estimate:
$10 - $100

Title:
A June Romance
Author:
Gale, Norman
Place:
Rugby
Publisher:
George E. Over
Date:
1892
Description:

107 pages. 12mo, original plain wrappers, untrimmed. First Edition.

Gale’s second book and first novel, privately printed (as were many of his earlier works) in a small edition. A contemporary note in ink on the front wrapper states there were 80 copies printed. The NUC notes a large paper issued limited to 23 copies. Herbert S. Stone issued a trade edition of it 1899, a copy of which is included with this first edition. 

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Condition:
Wrappers chipped and beginning to split at the spine; very good.
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Item number:
300083
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