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On an Island That Cost $24.00 [ including The Unbroken Chain ]

By: Cobb, Irvin S.

Price: $49.94

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Company: 1926

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41334


347 pages; Publisher's blue ribbed cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and in blind on the front cover which also has a pictorial pattern depicting a Manhattan street vista stamped in blind. The title, of course, refers to Manhattan island, and its alleged original purchase price by the Dutch from its native seasonal occupants. Stories of New York life by the writer and humorist Irvin S. Cobb. While Cobb was born in Paducah, Kentucky, and won national fame for his J... View more info

CAESAR CASCABEL Translated from the French by A. Estoclet

By: Verne, Jules

Price: $149.94

Publisher: New York, Cassell Publishing Company: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41539


iv, 373 pages; Former owner's name and date on ffep, otherwise clean and tight in original dark mustard pictorial cloth binding depicting a horse drawn wagon in the mountains. Cloth worn at spine ends, minor dust toning, a few scattered spots of toning to margins of text block, corners mildly rounded. 80 black and white illustrations by George Roux; the plates printed on one side only, no ads. This New York edition is the First edition in English, (precedes the Londo... View more info