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Wrecked Lives; or, Men Who Have Failed. Second Series.

Adams, W. H. Davenport

Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, London, 1880
Condition: Good+ Hardcover
From Renaissance Books (Dunedin, New Zealand)

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A couple of small puncture holes going through the front board and leaves up to page 20, and some smaller indented holes. Corner clipped from title leaf, without loss of text. Some pencil marginalia.; Uncommon. [iv], 344 pages + 4 pages advertisements. Dark green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board, black decoration to boards and spine. Page dimensions: 183 x 120mm. Chapters on Maximilien Robespierre; Robert Burns; Benjamin Robert Haydon; Heinrich Heine; Edgar Allan Poe; and Thaddeus Kosciusko. The chapter on Poe is very unflattering - "As it was, he did but little - a few poems, a few prose sketches - and is remembered almost as much for the mournfulness of his career as for the quality of his contributions to American literature" - page 298. Bookseller Inventory # 17500

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Title: Wrecked Lives; or, Men Who Have Failed. ...

Publisher: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, London

Publication Date: 1880

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket As Issued

Edition: First Edition.

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Malcolm Moncrief-Spittle, trading as Renaissance Books. Contact details: Renaissance Books, 271 High St, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand. Phone: +64 3 4719294. Email: info@renaissancebooks.co.nz. Website: www.renaissancebooks.co.nz. GST #39 820 209. Terms of Sale: All books may be returned within 14 days of receipt for a full refund of the book price, not including shipping. Return shipping also refunded where books are not as described.

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