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Books Tell You Why is pleased to offer a significant collection of books in early dust jackets, featuring a number of scarce, one-of-a-kind, and even unrecorded copies. The collection spans the 19th to early 20th centuries, with a heavy concentration in the 1870s, 1880s, and 1890s. It includes fiction, biographies, travel journals and guides, natural history, and more. Notable authors include Louisa May Alcott, Austin Dobson, George Eliot, Kate Greenaway, William Dean Howells, Washington Irving, Rudyard Kipling, Henry David Thoreau, Anthony Trollope, Mark Twain and Walt Whitman.

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