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The Adventures Of Gerard

by Doyle, A. Conan

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New York: McClure, Phillips & Co.. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1903. First US Edition. Hardcover. The front and back hinge are weak and splitting. There is one spot in the text where the binding is cracked. There is some light wear around the edges of the binding. ; B&W Illustrations .

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From the book:I hope that some readers may possibly be interested in these little tales of the Napoleonic soldiers to the extent of following them up to the springs from which they flow. The age was rich in military material, some of it the most human and the most picturesque that I have ever read. Setting aside historical works or the biograp-hies of the leaders there is a mass of evidence written by the actual fighting men themselves, which describes their feelings and their experiences, stated always from the point of view of the particular branch of the service to which they belonged. The Cavalry were particularly happy in their writers of memoirs. Thus De Rocca in his "Memoires sur la guerre des Francais en Espagne" has given the narrative of a Hussar, while De Naylies in his "Memoires sur la guerre d'Espagne" gives the same campaigns from the point of view of the Dragoon. Then we have the "Souvenirs Militaires du Colonel de Gonneville," which treats a series of wars, including that of Spain,

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Bookseller
Willis Monie Books - ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
211684
Title
The Adventures Of Gerard
Author
Doyle, A. Conan
Illustrator
W. B. Wollen
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Good+ with no dust jacket
Edition
First US Edition
Publisher
McClure, Phillips & Co.
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1903
Keywords
Fiction

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Edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...
Cracked
In reference to a hinge or a book's binding, means that the glue which holds the opposing leaves has allowed them to separate,...
Jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...
Hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
Good+
A term used to denote a condition a slight grade better than Good.

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