Lot 12 of 565:
Three novels by Horatio Alger, all 1st Book Editions  

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Three novels by Horatio Alger, Jr.

Alger, Horatio, Jr.


Porter & Coates

1884; 1888; 1889


Comprising three volumes universally bound in brown cloth, stamped in black and lettered over gold spine background panels:

  • Do and Dare; or, A Brave Boy's Fight for Fortune, 1884. First Book Edition. (Bump to leaves at lower front fore-edge corner). First Book Edition, first state.
  • Bob Burton; or, The Young Ranchman of the Missouri, 1888. First Book Edition, first state.
  • Luke Walton or The Chicago Newsboy, 1889. (Title page starting)

Each volume comporting with the first edition points as found in Gardner.

Lot Amendments

Slightly leaning spines darkened a bit; some cracked or starting hinges; leaves toned and somewhat brittle, moderate wear; about very good overall.

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