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First edition in book form, first published in St Nicholas Magazine in 1881. Inscribed in pencil "from Mama, Christmas 1888". State includes printer's imprint on verso of title. Full frontispiece portrait from photograph of little Elsie Leslie with a facsimile of her letter to Jordan, Marsh & Company, illustrations by Henry Sandham. Later states are without the printer's imprint, and with only a cropped frontispiece.

Hodgson Burnett, Francis. Editha's Burglar.

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  • A Story for Children. Jordan, Marsh & Company, Boston, 1888.   

    Wide octavo, publisher's bright teal cloth boards with title and design stamped in black and gilt. Corners a little bumped, spine ends worn, internally bright and clean. Inscribed to a child "from Mama, Christmas 1888"

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