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Caine, Hall.  The prodigal son. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1904. 8vo (19.3 cm, 7.59"). [8], 408 pp.
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First American edition: A popular novel that kicks off with two brothers falling in love with the same girl. The story — the basis for both a play and a movie — is set largely in Iceland, featuring much description of that country as well as some of the musical world of the titular figure, a composer led astray by a beautiful singer. The => Viking-inspired binding is signed "AR" — Amy Richards.
        Binding: Publisher's brown cloth, front cover and spine pictorially stamped in red and gilt, signed as above.

Bound as above; corners and spine extremities with minor rubbing, front cover with unobtrusive small, faint area of discoloration. Front free endpaper with inked inscription of Walter White, dated 1905. Pages clean; last few leaves opened somewhat roughly, with short edge tears. => A handsome book and a tear-jerker of a story.  (41337)   Please RESHELVE This.


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