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Cargoes for Crusoes by  Grant OVERTON - First edition - 1924 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 76528)

Cargoes for Crusoes

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Cargoes for Crusoes

by OVERTON, Grant

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New York/Boston: Appleton & Company/George H. Doran/Little, Brown, and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1924. Hardcover. Stated first printing, September 1924. The author imagines Robinson Crusoe, marooned on his desert island, discovering a sealed shipment of books featuring famous authors and reviewing them. This work serves as a useful guide to popular fiction of the early twentieth century. With 9 b&w plates with photos of the authors. Lists of works by authors and index at rear of volume. --- In bright blue cloth-covered boards with title blocks pasted to cover and spine. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A clean, unmarked copy. Some fingerprints to covers, & tears to title block on cover. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 416 pages .


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Appleton & Company/George H. Doran/Little, Brown, and Company
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