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The Fate of a Fairy by  Ellen E JACK - Hardcover - 1910 - from Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA and Biblio.co.uk

The Fate of a Fairy

by JACK, Ellen E

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Chicago: M.A. Donohue & Co, 1910. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Red cloth with gilt lettering, decorative green stamping and oval tinted portrait of Jack tipped to front cover. 213pp. Frontispiece, illustrations. Very good. Slightest of edgewear, with spine ever-so-slightly sunned. Tight, quite attractive copy of this memoir by the eccentric English-born Old West miner and adventuress. This publisher does NOT indicate edition in any ascertainable fashion. A lovely copy of this memoir by Captain Jack's widow.


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