Houghton Mifflin/Riverside, 1887, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition
HARTE, BRET. The Crusade of the Excelsior, Boston: Houghton Mifflin/Riverside Press, 1887. 12mo, second printing, pp. iv, 250, 12 (publisher's catalog), 4 illustrated plates, olive cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, black lettering to front, label on front pastedown identifying this as part of the Estelle Doheny Collection of American Literature. Doheny, wife of the oil baron played by Daniel Day Lewis in "There Will Be Blood," amassed a valuable collection that was dispersed in auctions in the 1980s after she died. See BAL 7340. Condition of this book: Near fine with wear at extremities. Size: 12mo. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; United States; 19th century; Literature & Literary. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53038.