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The Habitant, 1897


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The Habitant, 1897
The Habitant, 1897
The Habitant, 1897
The Habitant, 1897
The Habitant, 1897
The Habitant, 1897

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Product Information

Antique; 19th century
Very Good; missing original d/j
8" L x 5.5" W x 0.5" H

Why We Love This

The Habitant and Other French-Canadian Poems by William Henry Drummond. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1897. Hardcover. Boards covered in blue cloth with gilt title and decoration. Illustrated by Frederick Simpson Coburn in black-and-white. First edition. 137 pp. Very good condition with minor fraying and rubbing to spine. Slightly bent corners. Interior without marks, stains or tears. Introduction in French by Louis Frenchette. Drummond's first book of humorous dialect poems.
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About MCME

For more than 20 years, MCME’s The Sophisticated Reader partners have collected and sold books on art, design and popular culture in antique stores, vintage markets and at rare book auctions. MCME specializes in sought-after antique and vintage hardcovers, paperbacks and magazines. We also curate private library installations. Experienced as interior designers and writers, we have been widely published in the entertainment and news media, and have appeared on Bravo's "Million Dollar Decorator."