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[American Western fiction; The London Library; penny dreadfuls; Victorian railway fiction]: [unopened Victorian 'penny dreadful'] No. 58 in 'The London Library', in illustrated yellow wraps: 'The Snake in the Bush'. , [The London Library. Office: 4, Shoe Lane. E.C.] London: J. & R. Maxwell; George Vickers. [1860s?]

8vo, 32 pp. In original yellow printed wraps, with engraving on front. Unopened. Very good, with slight fraying to edges. American tale of 'Tim Timberlick', 'whom everybody liked except Indians, for in past years he had made many of them bite the leaves', and whose 'ranch was well known to hunters, trappers, and miners'. Back cover advertises 'London Library. In Penny Numbers, every Number a Complete Story, containing Thirty-two Pages of matter, book size, in Illustrated Wrapper.' Excessively scarce: no copy on COPAC or WorldCat. (Book ref. 9616 )  £ 500.00

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Offered for sale by: Richard Ford
Contact: Richard Ford
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