Lot 25 of 565:
Bierce, The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter
Author:
Bierce, Ambrose and G.A. Danziger
Place:
Chicago
Publisher:
F.J. Schulte & Co.
Date:
1892
Description:

166 + [2] ad pp. Illustrated with 11 plates from paintings by Theodor Hampe, including frontispiece. (8vo), original wrappers. First Edition.

On p.[7] it is noted that "The foundation of this narrative is an old manuscript...  obtained from a peasant by Herr Richard Voss... from whose German version this is an adaption." Also issued in cloth. BAL 1112.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some stains and soil to wrappers, creasing at spine; leaves mildly toned, light wear to plates, one with a small chip at lower fore-edge corner; very good.
 
Item number:
309804
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