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												The Man Without a Country by  Edward Everett HALE
	 - Hardcover
			 - 1907
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The Man Without a Country

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The Man Without a Country

by HALE, Edward Everett

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New York: Hurst & Company. Good with no dust jacket. 1907. Hardcover. A reprint edition of Edward Everett Hale's famous short story, which is the tale of an American Army lieutenant who renounces his country at his trial for treason and is sentenced to spend the remainder of his life at sea. Includes an introduction by Edward S. Ellis. --- In rust cloth covers with color image of a lady pasted to front cover; titling white on cover and spine. --- With considerable foxing throughout, prior owners' signature & pencilings to front endpapers, faded cover & spine titling; otherwise a tight, intact copy.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); 114 pages .


The Man Without A Country, written by Edward Everett Hale in 1863 and originally published in Ticknor and Fields’ magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, follows American Army lieutenant Philip Nolan. He renounced America during a treason trial and was subsequently sentenced to traverse the seas for the remainder of his life with no news of his country. The Man Without A Country  was first published in the December 1863 issue of  Ticknor and Fields' magazine: The Atlantic Monthly, Devoted to Literature, Art and Politics,  number 74 of Volume XII (pg 665-796 with the following two pages having an index for Volume XII). Only in the index is Hale attributed for the short story.

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The Man Without a Country
HALE, Edward Everett
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Hurst & Company
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New York
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Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
Book(s) which are sold at a very deep discount to alleviate publisher overstock. Often, though not always, they have a remainder... [More]
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [More]
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [More]
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]
Any printing of a book which follows the original edition. By definition, a reprint is not a first edition.

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