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Cabbages And Kings by  O. (William Sydney Porter) Henry - First Edition: First Printing - 1904 - from KEENER BOOKS (Member IOBA) (SKU: 010651)

Cabbages And Kings

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Cabbages And Kings

by Henry, O. (William Sydney Porter)

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued
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New York, New York: McClure, Phillips & Co.. Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued. 1904. First Edition: First Printing. Hard Cover. 010651: Boards now protected by a new Brodart Archival Mylar Cover. Is author's first book. Prior owner's name (Olin May) is inscribed on side of title page. Back inside hinge starting to separate; now well-repaired by archival tape. Boards are black cloth with four red kings and green cabbage head on front cover; red printing on spine a little faded. Spine slight cocked. Otherwise, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Real-life experiences in exotic Honduras inspired the great O. Henry to write Cabbages and Kings, his only novel. A fictional South American town is the setting for this series of glimpses into turn-of-the-century life south of the equator. A band of outcasts forms their own community in a small town.": 5.5 x 7.75 in.: 344 pages .

Synopsis

They will tell you in Anchuria, that President Miraflores, of that volatile republic, died by his own hand in the coast town of Coralio; that he had reached thus far in flight from the inconveniences of an imminent revolution; and that one hundred thousand dollars, government funds, which he carried with him in an American leather valise as a souvenir of his tempestuous administration, was never afterward recovered.

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Details

Bookseller
KEENER BOOKS (Member IOBA) US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
010651
Title
Cabbages And Kings
Author
Henry, O. (William Sydney Porter)
Format/binding
Hard Cover
Book condition
Used - Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued
Edition
First Edition: First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
McClure, Phillips & Co.
Place of Publication
New York, New York
Date published
1904
Keywords
Fiction

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About KEENER BOOKS (Member IOBA)

Keener Books (Member IOBA) (Keener Books & Collectibles, LLC) is an exclusively online bookdealer, located in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, near Milwaukee, Wisconsin on the southwest side of Lake Michigan.We specialize in books relating to food, fine dining and entertainment, although we also carry books in many other subjects, mostly non-fiction.All of the photos shown are actual pictures of our books. We do not use stock images. What you see is what you receive.

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Brodart
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title page
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inscribed
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cocked
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spine
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Cloth
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