In a New World or Among the Goldfields of Australia. Horatio ALGER.

In a New World or Among the Goldfields of Australia.

New York: Media Books, [1972]. Hardcover. 8vo. Pale grey cloth with green spine lettering, dust jacket. 217pp. Fine/very good. Mild binding wear only. Item #46239
ISBN: 0912064056

Superbly tight and sharp first of this edition, a centennial reprint of a typical rags-to-riches Alger tale first published 1893. Front jacket panel screams "It's a real / HORATIO ALGER / story!" This choice copy bears a fine archival decorative-edged bookplate on front flyleaf boldly signed and inscribed "with all / best wishes / from / Ralph D. Gardner" in blue fineline. Gardner (1923-2005) was a noted New York journalist, radio talk show host and advertising company founder best remembered for a popular 1964 biography and bibliography of Alger's works. A handsome, unusually bright copy of this unusual edition. This obscure publisher published three Alger titles only in this uniform format.

Price: $75.00

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