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Cabbages and Kings by O. Henry - Hardcover - 1904 - from Cellar Door Books and Biblio.co.uk

Cabbages and Kings

by O. Henry

Condition: Good


Doubleday, Page, and Co, 1904. Hardcover. Good. Authorized Edition. Ex-library book from private school. Gold gilt to the top of the pages. The binding is loose, but the pages are in excellent shape. Shelf wear to the edges and spine. See pictures.


They will tell you in Anchuria, that President Miraflores, of that volatile republic, died by his own hand in the coast town of Coralio; that he had reached thus far in flight from the inconveniences of an imminent revolution; and that one hundred thousand dollars, government funds, which he carried with him in an American leather valise as a souvenir of his tempestuous administration, was never afterward recovered.


  • Bookseller: Cellar Door Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 000196
  • Title: Cabbages and Kings
  • Author: O. Henry
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Doubleday, Page, and Co
  • Date published: 1904


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