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The Millionaire Baby
Sinopsis The morning of August eighteenth, , was a memorable one to me. For two months I had had a run of bad luck. During that time I had failed to score in at least three affairs of unusual importance, and the result was a decided loss in repute as well as great financial embarrassment. As I had a mother and two sisters to support and knew but one way to do As I had a mother and two sisters to support and knew but one way to do it, I was in a state of profound discouragement.
This was before I took up the morning papers. After I had opened and read them, not a man in New York could boast of higher hopes or greater confidence in his power to rise by one bold stroke from threatened bankruptcy to immediate independence.
The paragraph which had occasioned this amazing change must have passed under the eyes of many of you. It created a wide-spread excitement at the time and raised in more than one breast the hope of speedy fortune. A minute description of the child followed, but this did not interest me, and I did not linger over it. Antique look with Golden Leaf Printing and embossing with round Spine completely handmade binding extra customization on request like Color Leather, Colored book, special gold leaf printing etc.
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Name on front endpaper and light wear at corners otherwise near fine in decorated cloth-coverd boards without dust jacket. Ships with Tracking Number! May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! Very Good. First Edition. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners have some light bumping and rubbing, along with some beginning fraying to a nick on the bottom spine end. The text pages are clean and bright. Her main character was detective Ebenezer Gryce of the New York Metropolitan Police Force, but in three novels he is assisted by the nosy society spinster Amelia Butterworth, the prototype for Miss Marple, Miss Silver and other creations.
She also invented the 'girl detective': in the character of Violet Strange, a debutante with a secret life as a sleuth. Indeed, as journalist Kathy Hickman writes, Green "stamped the mystery genre with the distinctive features that would influence writers from Agatha Christie and Conan Doyle to contemporary authors of suspenseful "whodunits". In addition to creating elderly spinster and young female sleuths, Green's innovative plot devices included dead bodies in libraries, newspaper clippings as "clews", the coroner's inquest, and expert witnesses.
Yale Law School once used her books to demonstrate how damaging it can be to rely on circumstantial evidence. Written in , her first book, The Leavenworth Case: A Lawyer's Story, sparked a debate in the Pennsylvania State Senate over whether the book could "really have been written by a woman". Seller: S. Leather Bound.
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Reprinted in with the help of original edition published long back. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves.
First issue, with 'January' on copyright page. A tight, clean, bright copy with slight rubbing to bottom cover edges. Tissue interleaf over frontispiece is chipped.
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Otherwise a very good, handsome copy, and quite scarce in this nice condition.. Green Gilt Decorated Cloth. First Edition; First Printing. Small gift inscription on front free endpaper. Spine ends fraying, corners rubbed, hole in one leaf with minimal loss appears to be a manufacturing defect, crease in cloth on front board, 1 cm spot to rear board, gilt titles still reasonably bright. Private detective Mr.
Trevitt solves the kidnapping of young heiress Gwendolyn Ocumpaugh. Shipping weight 2 lbs.. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company, First Edition, First Issue. Decorated Green Cloth. Arthur I. During this time period Bobbs-Merrill was inconsistent with labeling its first editions as such. Therefore it is impossible to say whether or not this is a "First Thus". However it is a good early edition illustrated byArthur I. Moderate wear around the extremities.