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Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery - Hardcover - Reprint - 1915 - from Dave Shoots, Bookseller (SKU: 013706)

Anne of Green Gables

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Anne of Green Gables

by L.M. Montgomery

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  • Hardcover
Condition
Good Minus/No Jacket
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New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1915 Book. Illus. by M.A. and W.A.J. Claus. Good Minus. Hardcover. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Original taupe cloth on boards. Pastedown of woman's silhouette on front cover. This is the 39th Impression from February, 1915. Including the frontispiece, there are four black and white illustrations. Several pages of ads in the back. Previous owner's name and date. Small hole in cloth at front edge of spine. Front hinge cracked, and rear hinge partially broken. Some spotting on back cover. This item is on consignment, so no discounts apply. This book will be sent insured. .

Synopsis

Anne of Green Gables is the first novel by Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery. The story tells of the adventures of Anne Shirley, an 11-year-old orphan girl who is mistakenly sent to Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert, a middle-aged brother and sister who had intended to adopt a boy to help them on their farm in Prince Edward Island. Like many of her contemporaries, Montgomery did not consider submitting her first novel to a Canadian publisher, convinced that a more lucrative deal could be made with an American firm. The novel was completed in 1905, but was rejected by four major American publishing houses, and it was not until 1907 that Montgomery found a publisher. L.C. Page & Co. finally published Anne of Green Gables in 1908. Anne of Green Gables has sold more than 50 million copies and has been translated into more than 30 languages. Following the success of her first novel, Montgomery went on to write seven more books about Anne, following the beloved protagonist through adulthood and motherhood. Several novels in the series have been adapted and made into a successful television miniseries. Montgomery museums, plays, and houses on Prince Edward Island draw international visitors.

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For juveniles? Realy? I am 58 and always liked it. And tears drop on my cheeks every time.

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Details

Bookseller
Dave Shoots, Bookseller CA (CA)
Bookseller's Inventory #
013706
Title
Anne of Green Gables
Author
L.M. Montgomery
Illustrator
M.A. and W.A.J. Claus
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good Minus
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
Reprint
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Grosset and Dunlap
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1915
Keywords
Prince Edward Island. Canadian Literature. Children.
Size
8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

Terms of Sale

Dave Shoots, Bookseller

In case of returns, seller will refund purchase price and initial shipping cost provided merchandise is returned in good condition within 14 days of sale. Payment methods accepted: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, PayPal (to daveshoots@nb.aibn.com), cash, cheque or money order. 20% discount to the trade. Books will be shipped as customer prefers upon receipt of purchase price and shipping costs. PLEASE LET US KNOW WHEN YOU RECEIVE YOUR BOOK. THANKS!

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller

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About Dave Shoots, Bookseller

We have been booksellers since 2000. We deal in old and rare hardcovers, primarily non-fiction. We have about 10,000 books in four rooms of an 1820's mansion located in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada.

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reprint
Any printing of a book which follows the original edition. By definition, a reprint is not a first edition.
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
cracked
In reference to a hinge or a book's binding, means that the glue which holds the opposing leaves has allowed them to separate,... [More]
hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
Cloth
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