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Fools of fortune;: Or, Gambling and gamblers, comprehending a history of the vice in ancient and modern times, and in both hemispheres; an exposition ... "confidence men" and "bunko steerers."

by Quinn, John Philip

Condition: Good


Jan 01, 1892. Good. [FIRST EDITION] Chicago: The Anti-Gambling Association, 1892. Hardback in publisher's brown cloth boards, gilt-lettered and decorated in silver on the front cover. Large 8vo, 640 pages illustrated throughout with b/w woodengravings. Pages are age-toned, covers a bit soiled, else very good overall condition; no owner marking, NOT EX-LIBRARY. (frnc)
  • Bookseller: gStrum US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1E-JIQB-4LQ0
  • Title: Fools of fortune;: Or, Gambling and gamblers, comprehending a history of the vice in ancient and modern times, and in both hemispheres; an exposition ... "confidence men" and "bunko steerers."
  • Author: Quinn, John Philip
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Date published: Jan 01, 1892
  • Product_type: 1

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