This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ... that night chatting with his mother, the door opened. His father limped in tittering ferociously, and Betsy he-hind him, hurst upon the pair like a petticoated whirlwind. "Mother! Frank! Lord Fairfax introduced the new marquis in the Apollo Room this evening! And who do you suppose he is? He is that ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ... that night chatting with his mother, the door opened. His father limped in tittering ferociously, and Betsy he-hind him, hurst upon the pair like a petticoated whirlwind. "Mother! Frank! Lord Fairfax introduced the new marquis in the Apollo Room this evening! And who do you suppose he is? He is that horrid, impudent young man who gave Anne the redemp-tioner woman on the York-town wharf!" "Mercy me!" ejaculated Mrs. Byrd. "That designing girl! Colonel, what on earth are yon so amused about?" CHAPTER XIII LOVE'S SUPREME SUBRENDEE THE Marquis de la Trouerie was a huge success. Williamsburg's wealth and beauty vied in entertaining him, and no rout was complete without him. At the Ealeigh Tavern, whose low wooden walls were kept a-throb with packs of new deviltries brought by young bloods of the navy from the sloop-of-war "Fowey," come to anchor in York Roads, he was the center of observation when he diced. Commissions in the royal navy went for gold in that rotten reign, and their holders were younger sons with as much money to spend as the younger sons of the broad manors of Virginia. Young Brooke, who, by aid of half the broken-fortuned harpies and rooks of London, had long ago run through all he could lay hands on, and whose talk was always: "When I hunted at Tunbridge Wells with my Lord This," or "When my Lord That had me at Hendron Castle for Easter," had now nobility near at home to descant upon. "A great man in France," he would enlighten the room-full, smoothing his ruffles. "Favorite of Marie Antoinette's, they say, and as rich as John Dory. Egad, I'd like the pattern of the coat he had on this morning!" As for the marquis, he took his honors quietly, superbly. More than once it was reported that he had dined privately with the...
Good. B000N5MNYS 1902 Bobbs-Merrill hardcover, illustrated by A B Wenzell. Good. Some spots on the cover; binding reinforced with brown paper tape, perhaps by a library, but with no other markings; text about very good.
Good. Signed. Decorative blue cloth cover with gilt lettering and accents shows minor wear and rubbing, soiling. Loose/torn hinges, front endpaper is rubbed and has some minor pencil writing on it. Limited edtion number 153, signed by the author. Pages are clean, text is intact and unmarred. Very Clean Copy-Over 500, 000 Internet Orders Filled.
Fair. No Jacket. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. Green cloth binding with red and black print on the cover and spine. There is light scattered soil spotting in the text. The front hinge is cracked. There is a short note dated Xmas 1903 on the dedication page. The cover has light soiling. The spine is darkened. The book has a musty smell.
Good/No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall Used Good In red cloth with pictoral cover and gilt titling (wear and general soiling to covers, scraped to pictoral pastedown, corners rubbed; spine faded. 8vo with DJ +407+[3 ] Romance and adventure set in Virginia during the American Revolution. Ill ustrations by A.B. Wenzell lacking in this copy; 3pp publisher's biography of the author at rear (publisher on title verso: Bowen-Merrill). Previous o wner's inscription on front free endpaper; most uncommon in vintage dust ja cket.
A. B. Wenzell. Good. No dust jacket. 407 p. Frayed and worn spine; Worn and rubbed front and back cover; Corners frayed. Inside spine is loose. Some discoloration to front inside cover; also moderate glue site down inside cover. Tissue black/white frontis picture. We are a small family business trying to grow one sale at a time. Your satisfaction is our guarantee!
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