The Fate of a Fairy or Twenty Seven Years in the Far West

Jack, Ellen E.

Published by M.A. Donohue and Co, 1910
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Hardcover, no dustjacket. 8vo. Reprint of 1910 original. Book is in Very Good condition in red cloth boards with gold gilt lettering to cover and spine, and oval photographic portrait inset. Slight fading to red boards and very slight spine slant. Light wear at corners and head and foot of spine. The narrative tells the story of one British woman's experiences in the Colorado Springs area in the 19th century (Jack's father patented Nottingham lace curtains). Photographic plates throughout. 213 pp. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The Fate of a Fairy or Twenty Seven Years in...
Publisher: M.A. Donohue and Co
Publication Date: 1910
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: Reprint edition

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Jack, Ellen E.
Published by M. A. Donohue (1910)
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Book Description M. A. Donohue, 1910. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Lettering rubbed in several places. Even pencil scrawls fill the front endpapers. Photo cut out of the paper and stapled in, of the razing and burning of Captain Jack's buildings "gone with the buildings is the dream that Captain Jack built". Unique autobiographical narrative of the life of a woman called "Captain Jack", in the mining camps of turn of the century Colorado. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Seller Inventory # 226849

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Jack, Ellen E.
Published by M. A. Donohue, Chicago (1910)
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Book Description M. A. Donohue, Chicago, 1910. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition; First Printing. 8vo; 213 pages; Bound in the original red decorated cloth with some spotting and edgewear. Seller Inventory # 13547

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Jack, Ellen E.
Published by M. A. Donohue & Co., Chicago (1910)
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Book Description M. A. Donohue & Co., Chicago, 1910. Pictorial Cloth. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. (1910). 213 pages. Illustrated with photos. Pictorial red cloth, gilt stamped with photo of Captain Jack on front cover; spine shifted; front hinge cracked. Very good. (108). Seller Inventory # 003951

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Jack, Ellen E.
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Book Description M. A. Donohue & Co., Chicago, 1910. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Text unmarked. Number written in pencil on free endpage. Light tanning to spine. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Bookplate remnant on front pastedown. Dust soiling to top edge of text block. Black & white illustrations. Stamp on illustrations list page. Boards lightly bumped and shelf worn at corners, edges and spine ends. Quantity Available: 1. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 121150. Seller Inventory # 121150

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Jack Ellen E. (Signed)
Published by M.A. Donohue & Co., Chicago (1910)
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Book Description M.A. Donohue & Co., Chicago, 1910. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # 013091

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Ellen E. Jack
Published by M.A. Donohue & Co., Chicago (1910)
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Book Description M.A. Donohue & Co., Chicago, 1910. Hardcover. Condition: G+. No Jacket. None Stated.. 213 pp, b/w photo illustrations, the book and contents are clean and tight, the front endpapers have a statement from original owner stating she bought this book on Oct., 1915 outside Colorado Springs,also, there is a real photo b/w postcard of Mrs. Capt Jack, the rear endpapers have a postcard of " Lines Written By Mrs. Capt. Jack + and a 3.5" x 5.5" card showing " the Indian Girl's Prayer ", the covers are tight and have some scuffing and edge and corner wear, front cover is decorated and has a 2.75" x 2" color oval photo ? of the author. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 009886

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Jack, Ellen E.
Published by M. A. Donahue Company, Chicago, IL (1910)
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Book Description M. A. Donahue Company, Chicago, IL, 1910. Hard Cover. Condition: Good+. No Jacket. Photos (illustrator). 213 pp, red-grn clothcovered boards w/oval pastedown picture on front. Autobiography of an English woman who married a sea captain, & after he died, moved to Gunnison, Colorado, where she became known as Captain Jack. Has information on mining, Indians, railroad, outlaws, small chip edge of picture, some rubbing on picture, slight wear corners. Size: 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall. Seller Inventory # 013490

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Jack, Ellen E.
Published by M.A. Donahue; Chicago; 1910/nd (1910)
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Book Description M.A. Donahue; Chicago; 1910/nd, 1910. ; 213 pp.; ; VG; Signed in August, 1912. The illustration listed in the contents as being at page 53 is in this copy serving as an unl frontispiece. On this edition, all the cover lettering is in gold. The front cover portrait of Mrs Jack appears to be hand tinted and reaches just below her collar. _____ After a life already filled with adventure, the widow Jack settled in Gunnison, Colorado. There she became involved in some of the wildest times that part of the country could offer. In her life in mining and railroads and dealings with Indians and outlaws she became "Captain Jack, The Queen of the Rockies." _____ The rear hinge is started. . Soliday=II-575 Wynar=1057. [kwA_ (Co) / colorado co co. colo colo. denver leadville springs boulder cripple creek aspen vail durango fort collins ft. collins ft.collins montrose aspen breckenridge golden cheyenne wells / ]. Seller Inventory # 07426

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