The Fortunate Island and Other Stories

Adeler, Max

Published by Lee and Shepard Publishers, 1882
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Wright III - No. 1051. Publisher's green cloth binding with gilt lettering and red decoration with butterflies on front. Rubbing, minor loosening of binding. 333 pages with frontispiece illustration. Max Adeler was the pseudonym of Charles Heber Clark (1841-1915), a popular American novelist and humorist in his time. This a collection of humorous short stories. Mr. Clark had a long running feud with Mark Twain, each accusing the other of plagiarism. Mr. Clark claimed that Mr. Twain plagiarized the short story "Fortunate Island" in his "Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court". Bookseller Inventory # 016285

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Title: The Fortunate Island and Other Stories

Publisher: Lee and Shepard Publishers

Publication Date: 1882

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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