Hornung, E. W.

By: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Price: $16.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good


Solid reading copy hardcover in burgundy cloth boards with CS (scribner's) gold gilt scrolled entwined initials on frt cover, gilt title on backstrip, discolored cloth on rear panel. Tips and spine ends bumped and brushed. A drip of something has lightened the lower 2.5" of the backstrip and some again diagonally on rear board. Head of page block is gilt, fore-edge untrimmed. Front inner hinge paper starting, rear hinge fine. 262 pp. Frontis illustration page is missing, other two plates present. Meeting failure in his search for wealth in the 1851 Australian gold rush, a dispirited Mr. Cole takes the next available ship back to England -- and falls in love with Eva Denison, a beautiful and accomplished young woman traveling with her exotic Portuguese step-father. After a disaster at sea Cole returns to anonymity in London... or so he thinks. Events lead to the discovery of a horrible conspiracy, and then to an adventure that may cost Cole his greatest love.

Title: Hornung, E. W.

Author Name: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Illustrator: Dunn, Harvey T.

Categories: ADULT FICTION,

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1909

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Type: Hardcover

Size: 12mo - over 6

Seller Id: MK46653

Keywords: Earning one's fortune in life, Australian gold rush, Falling in Love.,