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Regester, Seeley [Mrs. Metta Victoria Fuller Victor]
The Dead Letter (Chapters V, VI, VII and Advertisement for the Book) Appearing in Beadle's Monthly (August, 1866 and October, 1866 Complete Issues)
Beadle and Company, New York. This item consists of 2 complete issues of Beadle's Monthly - August, 1866 and October, 1866. Both issues are paperback in their original orange and black covers. This is not a rebound hardcover - both issues are in their original paperback wraps as issued by Beadle in 1866. The August, 1866 issue contains Chapters 5,6, 7 of The Dead Letter, the first detective novel written by a woman. The October, 1866 issue contains Beadle's advertisment for the just published first book edition of The Dead Letter (Beadle published the book as well as the magazine serialization). The advertisement appears on the inside of the back cover. It is double columned and filled with exceptionally positive blurbs from book reviewers all around the US enthusing about the book edition of The Dead Letter. Both issues also contain work by Albert D. Richardson, one of the most famous journalists of his day, on the new US territories in the West. The August, 1866 issue contains his writings about Nevada and California. The October, 1866 issue contains his writings about Montana and Idaho with a bit on Wyoming, which he wants to name Lincoln instead of Wyoming after the very recently deceased President. Both issues are complete and in Good condition. Fully intact issues with their original paper wraps are extremely hard to find. Both issues have small tears and stains to the covers. Ships same or next business day very well protected. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Good Books In The Woods [Spring, TX, U.S.A.]
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