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The Christian: A Story

by Hall Caine

Condition: Very Good Plus

London: William Heinemann. Very Good Plus. 1897. First One-Volume Edition. Hardcover. 8vo Signed by Author 452 pages plus ads. Bookplate to front paste-down, "Printer's Copy" stamped on rear blank endpaper, otherwise a clean copy. Handsomely bound in three-quarter read leather and red cloth, nicely stamped on the spine. This was one of the best-selling novels of the 1890s. SIGNED by Hall Caine on the title page. .
  • Bookseller: Wild Hills Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 007138
  • Title: The Christian: A Story
  • Author: Hall Caine
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good Plus
  • Edition: First One-Volume Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: William Heinemann
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1897


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