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The Casting Away of Mrs Lecks and Mrs Aleshine

Author: Frank R. Stockton; George M. Richards, illustrator
ISBN #: B003VZT0K2
Price: $35.00
Publisher: Appleton Century Croft
Publisher Location: New York
Book Condition: Very Good-
Dust Jacket Condition: good
Edition: First edition thus
Pub Date: 1936
Shelf wear to the book with a price crayoned to the front endpaper; more wear to tips, corners and edges of priced jacket which has several short closed tears and shallow chips. First printing of the first illustrated edition, (1) on last page. Frank Richard Stockton (April 5, 1834 April 20, 1902) was an American writer and humorist, best known today for a series of innovative children's fairy tales that were widely popular during the last decades of the 19th century. Primarily a short story writer this is one of his few novels, actually a novelette. The literary journal, The Sewanee Review called the first part of the book "the high water mark of Stockton's achievement in fiction." Most items ship with free delivery confirmation, electronic tracking and jacket protectors (generally over $10.00) if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible.