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Try and trust : the story of Abner Holden's bound boy. [Around the Breakfast Table; Introducing the Hero; a Moment of Peril; Taken Prisoner; Facing a Burglar; Sparring; Risen from the Dead; A Friend in Need; etc] by  1832-1899  Horatio - Hardcover - 1911 - from Joseph Valles - Books and Biblio.co.uk

Try and trust : the story of Abner Holden's bound boy. [Around the Breakfast Table; Introducing the Hero; a Moment of Peril; Taken Prisoner; Facing a Burglar; Sparring; Risen from the Dead; A Friend in Need; etc]

by Alger, Horatio, 1832-1899

Condition: Fair


New York : A.L. Burt, 1911., 1911. Fair. 1911 printing ; 329 pp. ; 19 cm. ; LC: PZ7.A395 ; OCLC: 1269830 ; decorated cloth ; foxing (naturally!) ; slight knock ; back hinge started ; illustrated endpapers ; "It seems Margaret left a child-a boy of fourteen; and as she left no property the doctor suggests that I should send for the boy and assume the care of him." ; originally published in 1873 by Loring, after having been serialized in the New York Magazine in 1871 ; FAIR

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