Item #40718 For LACK Of GOLD. Library of Select Novels. No. 364. Price 50 Cents. Charles Gibbon.

For LACK Of GOLD. Library of Select Novels. No. 364. Price 50 Cents.

New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers. 1871. 1st US edition. Not in Sadleir, nor in Wolff, though OCLC records 6 holding instituions. 2, 141, [1 (blank)], 2 pp. Text double column. Adverts first & last two pages. 8vo. 9-3/4" x 6-1/4". Original publisher's printed salmon paper wrappers, sewn. Now housed in a clear archival mylar sleeve. Wear & soiling to wrappers, with spine roll to volume. Spine paper worn, with some paper loss & front wrapper nearly detached. A Good copy. Item #40718

A scarce novel by this British author who, Sadleir tells us, "was the sentimental counterpart of the sensational Farjeon, and in his way as popular... Gibbon was of working class origin, and by dogged self-education raised himself first to clerkship, then to journalism and finally to the writing of successful fiction." [Sadleir, XIX C Fiction, Vol I, p. 139].

Price: $225.00

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