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FIVE VOLUMES FROM THE 'ANNE OF GREEN GABLES' SERIES AND THE 'CHRONICLES OF AVONLEA':
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Montgomery, Lucy Maud
FIVE VOLUMES FROM THE 'ANNE OF GREEN GABLES' SERIES AND THE 'CHRONICLES OF AVONLEA':
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Montgomery, Lucy Maud
FIVE VOLUMES FROM THE 'ANNE OF GREEN GABLES' SERIES AND THE 'CHRONICLES OF AVONLEA':
i) Anne of Avonlea. Boston: L. C. Page & Company, 1909. 8vo (193 x 130mm.), FIRST EDITION, first impression, colour frontispiece by George Gibbs, 8 pp. of advertisements, publisher's green cloth, spine and upper cover lettered in gilt, pictorial label on upper cover, previous ownership inscription in ink on front free endpaper, soiling to boards, bumped and rubbed

ii) Anne of the Island. Boston: The Page Company, 1915. 8vo (192 x 130mm.), FIRST EDITION, first impression, colour frontispiece by H. Weston Taylor, 18 pp. of advertisements, publisher's green cloth, upper cover lettered in gilt, spine lettered in black, pictorial label on upper cover, gathering repairs with archival tape (p. 25 and 25), minor browning, soiling to boards, abrasions to pictorial label

iii) Anne's House of Dreams. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1917. 8vo (190 x 129mm.), FIRST EDITION, colour frontispiece by M. L. Kirk, publisher's purple cloth, spine lettered in gilt, large pictorial label on upper cover, minor browning, water stain to front free endpaper, upper cover label worn, bumped

iv) Chronicles of Avonlea. Boston: L.C. Page & Company, 1912. 8vo (190 x 130mm.), FIRST EDITION, first impression, colour frontispiece by George Gibbs, 6 pp. of advertisements,  publisher's tan cloth, upper cover lettered in gilt, spine lettered in black, pictorial label on upper cover, minor spotting and browning, small stain at lower inner margins from pp. 30 to 50, soiling to boards, blue stain to edge of lower cover, abrasions to pictorial label, bumped

v) Chronicles of Avonlea. Boston: The Page Company, 1920. 8vo (190 x 131mm.), FIRST EDITION, first impression, frontispiece and 5 plates by John Goss, 18 pp. of advertisements,  publisher's tan cloth, spine and upper cover lettered in gilt, pictorial label on upper cover, previous ownership inscription in ink on front free endpaper, minor spotting, minor soiling to boards, bumped

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