Lot 6 of 565:
Eight by Horatio Alger, Jr., most 1st ed.  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$240
$400 - $600

Eight novels by Horatio Alger, Jr.

Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Various places


Various dates


8 (12mo) volumes bound in original decorative or blindstamped cloth. One copy of Joe the Hotel Boy with jacket. 

Some volumes with ownership marks. 


  • Phil, The Fiddler. Loring, Boston, 1872. First Edition, first state.
  • In a New World or Among the Gold-Fields of Australia. Porter & Coates, Philadelphia, 1893. First Edition, first state.
  • Frank Hunter's Peril. Henry T. Coates, Philadelphia, 1896. First Edition, first state.
  • The Store Boy; or, The Fortunes of Ben Barclay. Porter & Coates, Philadelphia, 1897. First Edition, first state.
  • Walter Sherwood's Probation. Henry T. Coates, Philadelphia, 1897. First Edition, first state.
  • Jed, The Poorhouse Boy. Henry T. Coates, Philadelphia, 1900. First Edition, first state.
  • Joe the Hotel Boy or Winning Out by Pluck. Cupples & Leon, New York, 1906. 2 copies, one with jacket. Both First Editions, one in first state, one in second state.


Lot Amendments

Volumes in vary states of wear, some with cracked hinges; generally about very good to very good; jacket to Joe the Hotel Boy with chips and tears, about very good.

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