HANDSOME SET OF BRET HARTE’S WORKS WITH A SIGNED CARD TIPPED IN
HARTE, Bret. The Writings. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin, (circa 1904). Nineteen volumes. Octavo, contemporary three-quarter brown morocco gilt, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt, uncut. $2800.
Handsome “Standard Library Edition” of Harte’s works, with a card signed and dated (1896) by Harte tipped to Volume I.
With over 120 illustrations, a biographical sketch of Harte, a glossary of “Far-Western” terms, and an index to characters. Complete as issued in 19 volumes (a 20th volume was issued separately at a later date as part of a limited edition). BAL 7384.
Spines lightly toned. A handsome set in near-fine condition.