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The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas - Hardcover - 1965 - from The World of Rare Books and Biblio.com

The Count of Monte Cristo

by Alexandre Dumas

Condition: Good


COLLINS, 1965. Hardcover. Good. 1965. 1099 pages. No dust jacket. Blue leather boards. Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues present such as mild cracking, inscriptions, inserts, light foxing, tanning and thumb marking. Overall a good condition item. Boards have mild shelf wear with light rubbing and corner bumping. Some light marking and sunning.


Book summary

The Count of Monte Cristo is an adventure novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. It is often considered to be, along with The Three Musketeers, Dumas' most popular work. The writing of the work was completed in 1844. Like many of his novels, it is expanded from the plot outlines suggested by his collaborating ghostwriter Auguste Maquet.

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On Jan 4 2017, said:
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I read this with the aid of two study guides. I consider it to be the best book I've read. The only shortcoming was it the last two chapters were unneeded and detracted from my experience. It's adventures are enhanced by the style of being written as a serial

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rubbing
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jacket
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shelf wear
Shelf wear (shelfwear) describes damage caused over time to a book by placing and removing a book from a shelf. This damage is c...[more]

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