Concerning "Condensed Novels" By Bret Harte. Bret Harte.

Concerning "Condensed Novels" By Bret Harte

California: Stanford University Press, 1929. xxi pages; tissue-guarded frontispiece facsimile of Harte letter; limitation page signed by Nathan Van Patten, who has written the introduction and bibliographical notes; this being copy # 32 of 150 copies, one of the 'not for sale' of 40; the volume also prints Bret Harte's letter concerning these novels to publisher James R. Osgood & Co.; previous owner name in pencil on front endpaper of author Arthur G. Kennedy; bound in beige paper covered boards, tan cloth spine, cover with paper title label, top edge gilt; in a cardstock slipcase with cover title label, some wear; light wear to binding; volume in very good condition, a good example of 20th century printing & typography and California publishing history. Item #18013

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