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On an Island That Cost $24.00 [ including The Unbroken Chain ]

By: Cobb, Irvin S.

Price: $34.94

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Company: 1926

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41334

Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket


347 pages; Publisher's blue ribbed cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and in blind on the front cover which also has a pictorial pattern depicting a Manhattan street vista stamped in blind. The title, of course, refers to Manhattan island, and its alleged original purchase price by the Dutch from its native seasonal occupants. Stories of New York life by the writer and humorist Irvin S. Cobb. While Cobb was born in Paducah, Kentucky, and won national fame for his Judge Priest stories, he moved to New York in 1904 to work as a journalist. Early success earned him a job offer from Joseph P... View more info