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Wild Adventures 'Round the Pole, Stables, Gordon

Author Name    Stables, Gordon

Title   Wild Adventures 'Round the Pole

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Size   5.25x7.5"

Publisher   New York, NY H. M. Caldwell Company 1893

Seller ID   ET0166

Undated, but this cover design was used by the publisher in 1901. This title was originally published in 1893. Green cloth with illustration of man reading on front board and Art Nouveau style floral design on spine. Cover titles in gilt. Boards are clean and square with light wear at extremities. Spine decoration is faded. Brief gift inscription in front free end paper. Clean, crisp pages. Sound binding. 333 pages. William Gordon Stables (1840 1910) was a Scottish-born medical doctor in the Royal Navy and a prolific author of adventure fiction, primarily for boys. He wrote over 130 books. The bulk of his large output is boys' adventure fiction, often with a nautical or historical setting. He also wrote books on health, fitness and medical subjects, and the keeping of cats and dogs. He was a copious contributor of articles and stories to the Boy's Own Paper.

scottish boys adventure series fiction literature art nouveau decorated binding

Price = 15.00 USD

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