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Merriman, Henry Seton.  The vultures: A novel. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1902. 8vo (19.2 cm, 7.55"). vi, [2], 340, [3 (2 adv.)] pp.; 8 plts.
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First American edition of this thriller-romance featuring international espionage, set largely in Poland and leading up to the events of 1881. The => binding is signed "DD" for Decorative Designers; the eight plates are unsigned.
        Provenance: Front free endpaper with ownership inscription of Theodore H. Swan.

Publisher's green cloth, front cover and spine stamped in dark brown and gilt; very slight rubbing to extremities, otherwise clean and fresh. Pages faintly age-toned. One leaf with chip in upper margin; one leaf with tear from upper margin, extending into a few lines of text without loss. A solid, pleasing copy.  (41297)   Please RESHELVE This.


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