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The Man Without a Country by  Edward Everett HALE - First edition - 1865 - from Sawtooth Books (SKU: 23108)

The Man Without a Country

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The Man Without a Country

by HALE, Edward Everett

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Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1865. First edition. Pamphlet. Pamphlet. First edition. Terra cotta wrappers printed in black with the emblem device interlocked T & F on scroll on the front panel within rule. Edges and the top corner chipped. The book has been folded vertically with slight presence of the fold present. Spine is cracking. A period newspaper article that reviews the book is glued in at the obverse side of the rear page. Overall a good to very good copy. A dramatic sketch of a man who spends his life atoning for a hotheaded moment of his youth. First published in the Atlantic Monthly in 1863.


The Man Without A Country, written by Edward Everett Hale in 1863 and originally published in Ticknor and Fields’ magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, follows American Army lieutenant Philip Nolan. He renounced America during a treason trial and was subsequently sentenced to traverse the seas for the remainder of his life with no news of his country. The Man Without A Country  was first published in the December 1863 issue of  Ticknor and Fields' magazine: The Atlantic Monthly, Devoted to Literature, Art and Politics,  number 74 of Volume XII (pg 665-796 with the following two pages having an index for Volume XII). Only in the index is Hale attributed for the short story.

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