May 16, 2017 - Sale 2448

Sale 2448 - Lot 1

Price Realized: $ 2,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
ALGER, HORATIO. Ragged Dick; or, Street Life in New York with the Boot-Blacks. 8vo, publisher's green blind-stamped cloth, spine gilt, minimal spine lean, fine; partial split to rear hinge but still firm, contents free from foxing and any markings; custom cloth chemise and matching 1/4 morocco slipcase. Boston: Loring, (1868)

Additional Details

first edition, first state with "Fame and Fortune" announced for December and Dick alone on the decorative title page. A superlative copy of a title frequently found in inferior condition. A bright, fresh example, rare thus. Peter Parley to Penrod, p. 29.