Thomas the Lambkin, Gentleman of Fortune

Farrère, Claude (pseud. for Frédéric-Charles Bargone) (translated from the French by Leo Ongley)

Published by E.P. Dutton & Co., New York, 1924
Condition: Very Good+ Hardcover
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[bottom corners lightly bumped, a bit of soiling and minor discoloration to top page edges, otherwise a solid clean copy, with a vintage price-sticker from the famous San Francisco deparment story City of Paris on the rear pastedown; jacket has a 1-1/2" tear at the top front hinge with some minor paper loss, minor edgewear, light soiling]. Historical adventure novel, set in the 17th century, about "a dashing and famous French privateer, who under the evil guidance of a beautiful and reckless woman, turned pirate and came to disaster. [This] is no milk-and-water chronicle. It is warm with tropic suns and salt with blown sea-spray, red with battle and bloodshed, alive with fierce love and fiercer hate." Originally published in France as "Thomas l'Agnelet" in 1911, this being the "authorized translation." (The jacket blurb describes the book as "a superb characterization of a real man," but I've been unable to track down any biographical information about him.) NOISBN. Bookseller Inventory # 19798

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Title: Thomas the Lambkin, Gentleman of Fortune

Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Co., New York

Publication Date: 1924

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good dj

Edition: 3rd printing

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