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1 Harte, Bret. "The Romance of Madrono Hollow" in "The Atlantic Monthly"

for September, 1871. One complete issue in original printed wrappers. Also includes a short story by Bayard Taylor, "Twin-Love", and "Encyclicals of a Traveller" by Helen Hunt Jackson, and the poem "In the Lane" by Celia Thaxter. A little wear and dust soiling, a Very Good copy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 Harte, Bret. A First Family of Tasajara.

First American edition, Second printing, first issue (BAL 7361). Original green cloth, gilt, decorated in black, all edges plain. A Fine copy. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 Harte, Bret. A Waif of the Plains.

Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin, 1890. First edition, printing 2 (BAL 7350). Original blue cloth, gilt, decorated in black, all edges stained orange. Very light rubbing, ownership signature in ink, a Fine copy. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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4 [Harte, Bret] Work Projects Administration. Calendar of the Francis Bret Harte Letters in the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California at Los Angeles.

Los Angeles: The Southern California Historical Records Survey Project (Work Projects Administration, Federal Works Agency), 1942. First edition. Original quarter cloth, printed paper wrappers, 45 leaves, printed on the rectos, only. About 240 letters are catalogued, each with a summary of content. Most are to Harte's wife or son. Laid in is a form letter on Federal Works Agency letterhead, presenting this to unidentified "Gentlemen", asking for comments. The acidic wrappers have browned the title and the verso of the last leaf, else Fine. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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5 Harte, Bret. Dickens in Camp.

San Francisco: John Howell, 1922. First separate edition. Original quarter cloth, printed paper label, and paper boards, illustrated, printed in black, blue, and red, 16 pp. A poem written upon the death of Charles Dickens, first printed in "The Overland Monthly", which was then edited by Bret Harte. Dickens was an idol of Harte’s since childhood; a letter from Dickens arrived just after his death in July, 1870, asking for a contribution to "All the Year Round" (from the foreword, p.6). This production edited with a foreword by Frederick S. Myrtle, and this copy presented by him to his mother-in-law, dated May 29, 1922. Printed by Edwin Grabhorn in a limited, numbered edition; this is #6. Some wear and toning; offsetting to endpapers and title by things laid in. In Good condition, only. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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6 Harte, Bret. The Argonauts of North Liberty.

Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin, 1888. First edition (BAL 7344). Original blue cloth, gilt-lettered, decorated in black blind, edges stained orange. Light rubbing, a Fine copy. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7 Harte, Bret. The Argonauts of North Liberty.

Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin, 1888. First edition (BAL 7344). Original blue cloth, gilt, decorated in black, all edges stained orange. A Fine copy. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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8 Harte, Bret. The Luck of Roaring Camp, And Other Stories.

Boston: James R. Osgood, 1875. Second edition (with "Brown of Calaveras" added), later printing, the first was 1870 (BAL 7247). Original cloth, gilt, gray coated endpapers, all edges stained, 256 pp. With a contemporary ownership signature on the title. Light rubbing and soiling, a Fine copy. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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