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Sword and Pen or Ventures and Adventures or Willard Glazier

Owens, John Algernon

Published by P.W. Ziegler and Co, Philidelphia, 1882
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From Hirschfeld Galleries (Saint Louis, MO, U.S.A.)

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Comprising, incidents and reminiscences of his childhood, his chequered life as a student and teacher, and his remarkable career as a soldier and author. Embracing also the story of his unprecedented journey from ocean to ocean on horseback. Green Cloth covers with Gilt decorations depicting an officer's sword and a quill pen, both bisecting the ornate gilt titles. As well as spine gilt decoration.Slight worn at top. Frontispiece depicts Willard Glazier, with a signature impression underneath, all protected by tissue paper. Finally B/W illustrations through out, full page plate. "Captain Glazier's works will never losee their interest so long as principle is considered worthy of human sacrifice, and men and women continue to admire the deeds of heroism performed in their defence. They are growing more and more popular every day." 'Nough said about this increasingly sough after and energetically applauded tome. Foxing on back on Frontispiece page, and an orignal owner's inscription on FFFP. Pictures available upon request. Size: 8tvo. Bookseller Inventory # 009271

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Title: Sword and Pen or Ventures and Adventures or ...

Publisher: P.W. Ziegler and Co, Philidelphia

Publication Date: 1882

Binding: Green Cloth, Deco

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No DJ

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Hirschfeld Galleries, Established in 1930, is a full-line used, collectible, rare, and antiquarian book dealer located in Saint Louis, Missouri. Our collection comprises over 100,000 items, collected over 5 generations. We specialize in fine bindings, first editions, private press, early printed, and incunabula. We are happy to consult to institutions, private collectors, and the trade. We can offer appraisals, rare book searches, and collection advice.

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