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Brete Harte Book Collection
Francis Brett Hart (August 25, 1836 – May 5, 1902), known as Bret Harte, was an American short-story writer and poet, best remembered for his short fiction featuring miners, gamblers, and other romantic figures of the California Gold Rush. In a career spanning more than four decades, he wrote poetry, plays, lectures, book reviews, editorials, and magazine sketches in addition to fiction. As he moved from California to the eastern U.S. to Europe, he incorporated new subjects and characters into his stories, but his Gold Rush tales have been most often reprinted, adapted, and admired.
New York: P. F. Collier [by Special Arrangement with the Houghton Mifflin Company], 1905. Book. Good. Hardcover. Illustrated. 25 volumes in original dark grey-green hardcover binding, with raised design of tree on each front board, lettered in gilt.
The set comprises: I - Maruja, Drift from Two Shores, By Shore and Sedge & Thankful Blossom II - A Waif of the Plains, In the Carquinez Woods, Snow Bound at Eagle's & A Millionaire of the Rough-and-Ready, III - A Ward of the Golden Gate & The Heritage of Dedlow Marsh, IV - Trent's Trust & The Crusade of the Excelsior, V - Condensed Novels & New Burlesques, VI - Barker's Luck & In a Hollow of the Hills, VII - The Luck of Roaring Camp & Susy A Story of the Plains, VIII - Complete Poetical Works, IX - Openings in the Old Trail & How I Went to the Mines, X - Under the Redwoods, XI - From Sand Hill to Pine & A Tourist from Injianny, XII - Mr Jack Hamlin's Mediation & Two Men of Sandy Bar, XIII - Stories in Light and Shadow & The Argonauts of North Liberty, XIV, Tales of Trail and Town, XV - The Three Partners, XVI - Tales of the Argonauts & On the Frontier, XVII - Mrs Skagg's Husbands, XVIII - Clarence & The Story of a Mine. XIX - The Bell-Ringer of Angel's, XX - A Protégée of Jack Hamlin's & Jeff Briggs' Love Story, XXI - Sally Dows & Phyllis of the Sierras, XXII - A First Family of Tasajara & The Queen of the Pirate Isle, XXIII - Colonel Starbottle's Client, Flip & Found at Blazing Star, XXIV - Cressy & The Twins of Table Mountain, XXV - A Sappho of Green Springs, The Four Guardians of Lagrange & Peter Schroede.
All Complete 25-volumes of his work
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