The Captured Cunarder: An Episode Of The Atlantic

Boston: Copeland and Day, 1896. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Small 8vo. Illustrated paper on boards. Both boards showing the image of a Cunard ship asea. Cover art by Elisha Brown Bird. Small bump on the front board. Previous owner signature in pencil on the front free endpaper and an ink stamp as well. Spine ends show very minimal wear but overall, an extremely clean, bright and pleasing copy of a very rare item. Stated in pencil in another hand the statement that this is one of 358 copies only. Wright 4543. A fascinating novel telling of a group of Irish Rebels who hatch a plan to hijack on the Atlantic Ocean the newest and finest Cunard liner, Grampiana. Rideing was born in Liverpool but moved to the United States. He originally was based in Chicago but later on moved to Boston and settled there. This book is now very scarce.

Price: $1,250.00

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