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The lion's share.

Thanet, Octave [pseud. of Alice French].

Published by The Bobbs-Merrill Co. ? 1907, Indianapolis, 1907
Hardcover
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First edition of this detective novel from a prolific female author: A stalwart former military man tries to unravel a convoluted kidnapping scheme involving thwarted financial ambitions and a beautiful young lady who (of course) may or may not be implicated. While the novel opens at Harvard University, much of the action takes place in California, including San Francisco's Chinatown, and the earthquake of 1906 plays an important role. The book is => illustrated with six halftone plates by Edmund Marion Ashe. Signed binding: Publisher's maroon textured cloth, front cover with blind-stamped lion rampant outlined in black, gilt-stamped title, and outlined heart and roundel decorations. Signed by American illustrator and book designer Thomas Maitland Cleland (front cover blind-stamped "C"). 8vo. [8], 376 pp.; 6 plts. Binding as above, mild rubbing at extremities and joints, front cover clean and beautiful. Scattered small smudges, pages predominantly clean. A nice copy. Bookseller Inventory # 28579

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Title: The lion's share.

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Co. ? 1907, Indianapolis

Publication Date: 1907

Binding: Hardcover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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