The Mississippi Bubble

By: Hough, Emerson

Price: $15.00

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Book Condition: Very Good

No jacket, spine-head and spine-base rubbed, ink note on front endpaper, front hinge starting. 1902 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 452 pp. How the star of good fortune rose and set and rose again, by a woman's grace, for one John Law of Lauriston. The Mississippi Bubble is a 1902 novel by American author Emerson Hough. It was Hough's first bestseller, and the fourth-best selling novel in the United States in 1902.[2] The historical novel revolves around the story of John Law (1671-1729) and the Mississippi Bubble, an economic bubble of speculative investment in the French colony of Louisiana.[3][4] The book sold well from the time of its release, with The New York Times reporting 1,000 copies selling per day in the first month of its release.[5] It became the number one best-selling book in America for the month in the August 1902 issue of The Bookman.[6] Hough wrote the book at night, working between 10pm and 4am, after his day job at Forest and Stream magazine in Chicago. He earned $11,640.15 from it.[7]

Title: The Mississippi Bubble

Author: Hough, Emerson

Illustrator: Hutt, Henry

Categories: Historical, Americana,

Edition: Reissue

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1902

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2264227