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Ragged Dick

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Ragged Dick

by Jr., Horatio Alger

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  • fair
  • Hardcover
Condition
Fair
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About This Item

Loring, 1868. Hardcover. Fair. Loring, 1868. Fair. Probably not 1st state but a very early printing none the less. Points include publisher address 319, 4 boys on frontis, 3 full page illustrations, 296pp. Covers and spine are extremely rubbed, soiled and faded with a small tear in the cloth around the gutter. There is a gift inscription to the original owner, foxing and possibly some staining to contents. Hinges are barely attached and binding is broken but pages are still present and not completely detached.Loring

Synopsis

Ragged Dick is a children's novel by Horatio Alger, Jr. about a poor bootblack and his rise to middle-class comfort and respectability through good moral behavior, clean living, and determination. Ragged Dick was serialized in 1867 and published as a novel in 1868. Horatio Alger, Jr. formed an association with the Newsboys' Lodging House, a home for impoverished children in New York City, after resigning from the ministry in 1864.

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Bookseller
West of Denver Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
2115
Title
Ragged Dick
Author
Jr., Horatio Alger
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Fair
Publisher
Loring
Date Published
1868
Bookseller catalogs
Fiction;

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Glossary

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Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Fair
is a worn book that has complete text pages (including those with maps or plates) but may lack endpapers, half-title, etc....
Gutter
The inside margin of a book, connecting the pages to the joints near the binding.
Soiled
Generally refers to minor discoloration or staining.

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