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Lord Kilgobbin

Leaver, Charles

Published by Little Brown, Boston, 1899
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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What a beauty this one is! Clean and tightly bound with no writing and almost no wear to the boards. The beautiful gilt decorations on both face and spine gleam brightly and there is lovely clean gilt at top edge as well. Charles Lever was a Dubliner and popular author of his day, even praised by Trollope for the naturalness of his writing voice. To appreciate fully a Leaver novel though, one needs to know but two things a.) he was an Irishman in the best sense of the word and b.) he was quite a mischief-maker and ringleader of pranks while studying at Trinity College Dublin. But the latter paid off, as many of his escapades landed in his novels, including this one , which has a chapter entitled "At Trinity." Wheeler's illustrations are wonderful too. This title has actually been reprinted not long ago and the softcover version costs almost as much as this beautiful old edition. 605 pages. A rolicking good read. Bookseller Inventory # 16079

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Title: Lord Kilgobbin

Publisher: Little Brown, Boston

Publication Date: 1899

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No DJ, as Issued

Edition: Later Printing.

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Garrison House Books has maintained an on-line presence since 1997. We are a general interest used, rare, and out-of-print bookstore based in the quaint Victorian town of Medina, Ohio. American history, children's books and ephemera (the history of the people) intrigue us most, but we buy and maintain books in all categories. We are Tess and Eric Kindig, married forever, and passionate about books, bookselling and readers. Tess has been a newspaper reporter, magazine writer, and public relations director, and is still a working author with 13 published books to her credit. Eric owns Log Cabin Inc. in Lodi, Ohio, an 8,000-plus square foot retail establishment specializing in historical books and reenactment accoutrements. In addition to his remarkable ability to schlep large piles of books from hither to yon, Eric brings over 30 years of retail experience to this endeavor! Also, joining our staff are our beloved bookshop kitties -- Miss Lil and Mickey. The former provides gentility and elan, and the latter (who is basically a street thug) provides comic relief. We believe that books are treasures, not commodities, and that readers are individuals, not numbers. Our greatest joy is in getting to know you and serving you with grace and good humor. We appreciate your business very much!

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