Subject / Topic: “A Story of Love, Mystery and Thrilling Adventure”. The dust jacket’s opening sentences read: “A pitcure [sic] of New York life eighty years ago. The city in those days had only 200,000 inhabitants; cattle ran through the streets, and an epidemic of cholera drove half of the population from the city”.
Published: 1923; appears to be a first edition
Inscription Inside: See photo above; the inscription says “St Petersburg Feb 11, 1929, S R Penney”. The book was found at an auction along with many other vintage and first edition books.
Condition: The book is in excellent shape, although the dust jacket has sustained some heavy damage and tearing as seen in the pictures. The binding is firm.
Price: Buy-it-now price is $19.95 plus $3.95 shipping & handling (that’s the book – or economy – rate), if not picked up in person. Opening bid if on eBay is $14.95.
# Available: one
Defects, Nicks and/or Blemishes: The book itself is in excellent condition. Any white shading that shows in the photos is from the camera flash and is not seen in the item itself. Item Location: Cabot Mill Antiques, Fort Andross, 14 Maine Street, Brunswick ME 04011.
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