Lot 10 of 565:
Alger, Rupert's Ambition, 1st. ed.  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Rupert's Ambition
Author:
Alger, Horatio, Jr.
Place:
Philadelphia
Publisher:
Henry T. Coates & Co.
Date:
1899
Description:

iv, 366. Frontispiece. (12mo) original terra cotta cloth stamped in black, lettered on spine in black over gilt bands. First Book Edition.

Binding identical to Jed, the Poorhouse Boy. Previous owner's label on front pastedown.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Light rubbing at ends of somewhat leaning spine, gilt fading a bit, light wear; a few tender signatures with sprung pages resulting; very good.
 
Item number:
309583
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