Lot 27 of 565:
Shadow on the Dial by Ambrose Bierce 1st ed.  

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The Shadow on the Dial and Other Essays

Bierce, Ambrose

San Francisco

A.M. Robertson



Edited by S.O. Howes. Original green buckram decorated in black and gilt, dust jacket. First Edition.

A selection of stories and essays gathered from various published California journals and periodicals, which reflect Bierce's sardonic wit and humor. BAL 1127.

Lot Amendments

Jacket sunned at spine and edges; minor sunning to volume at edges; mild toning to endpapers and edges; near fine in like jacket.

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