Lot 278 of 515:
Heidi, First American Edition  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$600
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
Heidi

Author:
Spyri, Johanna

Place:
Boston

Publisher:
Cupples, Upham & Co.

Date:
1885

Description:

2 volumes in 1. [2], 399, [1]; [2], 269 [22] pp. Half-titles. Translated by Louise Brooks. 6¾x4½, original orange-brown cloth, spine and upper cover stamped in pine-needle design. First American Edition.

First American edition, and the first obtainable edition in English (the London edition being a legendary rarity), of one of the great all-time children's classics. This copy with publishers ads.


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Condition:
Covers heavily soiled, spine chipped; hinges cracked; some soiling to back endpapers; some light foxing to text; overall very good.


 
Item number:
307676
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