Ben Hur by Lew Wallace (1887) hardcover book


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Lew Wallace, Ben Hur (A Tale of the Christ)

Harper and Brothers, 1887 (copyright and first printing, 1880). Hardcover. 12mo. An early printing of the first edition. 560 pp. Fair condition. Extensive scuffing along edges and joints of boards; forecorners blunted. General wear along textblock edge. Former owners' names indicated on front endpaper: company stamp of Barkalow Bros. railway concern, individual's name in black ink; and rear: YMCA stamp. Scattered foxing along outer periphery of the last few pages. Binding is intact. Basis for popular Charleton Heston film.

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