BIERCE, AMBROSE. 1842-1914. 5 titles: 1. Tales of Soldiers and Civilians. San Francisco: E.L.G. Steele, 1891.

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Lot 143
BIERCE, AMBROSE. 1842-1914.
5 titles:
1. Tales of Soldiers and Civilians. San Francisco: E.L.G. Steele, 1891.

Sold for US$ 1,402 inc. premium
BIERCE, AMBROSE. 1842-1914.
5 titles:
1. Tales of Soldiers and Civilians. San Francisco: E.L.G. Steele, 1891. Original gray cloth, lettered in gilt. Provenance: H.M. Landsberger (stamp).
FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE OF AUTHOR'S MOST WELL-KNOWN WORK, containing many of his finest stories. BAL 1109.
2. Fantastic Fables. NY: Putnam's, 1899. Publisher's gilt and color pictorial cloth.
Provenance: Samuel Bancroft, Jr (bookplate); John Stuart Groves (morocco bookplate). FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE. BAL 1120.
3. Shapes of Clay. San Francisco: W.E. Wood, 1903. Publisher's green cloth, pictorially stamped in gilt and lavender. Provenance: J.H. Ramm (1879-1948, notable San Francisco photographer, his bookplate, inknote). FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE. BAL 1122.
4. The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter. Chicago: Schulte, 1892. Publisher's tan cloth, lettered in black. First edition, clothbound issue. BAL 1112.
5. Herman, William [but Bierce]. The Dance of Death. San Francisco: Henry Keller, 1877. Publisher's green cloth, gilt. First trade edition (corrected), after the "Author's Copy" edition earlier the same year. BAL 1105.
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BIERCE, AMBROSE. 1842-1914. 5 titles: 1. Tales of Soldiers and Civilians. San Francisco: E.L.G. Steele, 1891.
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