The Price of Blood; and Lost and Found, A Story of Indian Life. And Other Tales. [bound with four others]

By: Gerstcker, Friedrich

Price: NZ$116.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Lacking front free endpaper and title leaf to "Windsor Castle". Staining to boards. Some chips to cloth at ends of spine and at corners of boards. Front hinge broken. Foxing. Pencil scribbles on rear endpaper. ; Uncommon. 64 pages. "The Price of Blood: A Tale of New Zealand Life" on pages 3-21. Bound in one volume together with four other titles, all from Newnes' series "Penny Library of Famous Books". All bound without the original wrappers. "The Price of Blood" is a short story set in 19th century New Zealand. "Years have passed away since the events recorded took place. The supremacy of the white man is acknowledge, the hatred of the dark skin is appeased, and British ships sail peacefully in New Zealand waters." - page 21. Page dimensions: 221 x 144mm. The other titles in the volume are: (1) "Windsor Castle" [#73-74 in the "Penny Library of Famous Books"] by Harrison Ainsworth (3)-128 pages, lacking the title leaf. This is the first title in this volume. This is followed in the volume by (2) Gerstcker's "The Price of Blood [. . .]" [#75], then (3) "The Game of Life" by Leigh Ritchie [#76]. 64 pages; (4) "John Manesty, the Liverpool Merchant" by Doctor Maginn [#79]. 64 pages; (5) "The Castle of Otranto. By Horace Walpole. and The Bravo of Venice. By "Monk" Lewis." Blue cloth boards with red lettering and decoration on front board. Title on front board: "Windsor Castle by Harrison Ainsworth and other Complete Stories." [#?]. 64 pages. ; [Penny Library of Famous Books. #75]

Title: The Price of Blood; and Lost and Found, A Story of Indian Life. And Other Tales. [bound with four others]

Author Name: Gerstcker, Friedrich

Categories: Other,

Publisher: London, George Newnes: [1897]

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 17767