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THE ROMANCE OF THE COMMONPLACE
BURGESS, Gelett

THE ROMANCE OF THE COMMONPLACE
THE ROMANCE OF THE COMMONPLACE
THE ROMANCE OF THE COMMONPLACE
THE ROMANCE OF THE COMMONPLACE

San Francisco Paul Elder and Morgan Shepard 1902 (6) 152 pages. First Edition.Presentation copy to author's sister. Author's Autograph Edition. #3 of ninety-three copies on Ruisdael hand-made paper. Dated and signed in ink by Gelett Burgess, with his personal chop, on the limitation page. Additionally Inscribed in ink by Burgess to his sister Anne on a front free endpaper, "To Anne from Frank / Xmas 1902 (chop)." "Frank" was Gelett Burgess' real first name. In addition to the inscription, the dedication page states, "To My Sisters, Ella and Anne: with whom This Philosophy Was Proven". Vellum-backed gray boards. t.e.g., uncut. 6 1/4" x 8 1/2". A delightful collection of essays, described by the author in his Introduction: "But this little course of philosophy lays my character and temperament, not to speak of my intellect, so bare that, finished and summed up for the printer, I am all of a shiver with shame." Some minor foxing and soiling; somewhat rubbed from handling, but Very Good Plus or better, now in a custom clear mylar jacket. Always FREE SHIPPING via USPS media mail to any United States address.


Signed: y Edition: First Edition
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Jacket Condition: Custom Clear Mylar
Binding: Vellum-backed Boards
Condition: Very Good Plus

Book Id: 1674

Price: $150.00

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