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Clockmaker, The ; or, The Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick, of Slickville. First edition, HALIBURTON, Thomas Chandler HOWE, Joseph
Author Name:    HALIBURTON, Thomas Chandler HOWE, Joseph

Title:   Clockmaker, The ; or, The Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick, of Slickville. First edition

Publisher:    Joseph Howe, 1836, 1836

Seller ID:   1097

HALIBURTON, Thomas Chandler. The Clockmaker ; or, The Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick, of Slickville. Halifax, N.S.: Printed and Published by Josep h Howe, 1836. Pp (4),[v]-vi,[1]-221,(1). 12mo, red cloth, printed label to front board.

The first edition of one of the corner-stones of Canadian literature.

TPL 1963, Lande, 1814 & S1014, Watters p.219, NSIB 17.

"This first edition of The Clockmaker is excessively rare." - Lande, Supplement.

"The 1836 edition is rarely met with." - Logan p.157.

In original boards, but a modern matching spine and new end-papers. Has suffered some waterstaining tocloth and bottom corner of endpapers, but not affecting the text pages. Sm all section torn from margin of pp 51-52, light foxing, occasional small stains, corner creasing.
The front board-label has been rubbed to illegibility. Otherwise a solid specimen of a very scarce book. 3,000.00


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