Helping Himself; or, Grant Thornton's Ambition.

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

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First edition (Bennett 79). Hinges reinforced with tape by previous owner, minor loss from spine head and foot, corners exposed, one page loose but included. 1886 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 320, [2] pp. 8vo. Original brown cloth, black titles and decorations, brown endpapers. Engraved frontispiece, three engravings in text. One of many young adult 'rags to riches' stories written by the popular author during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was a prolific 19th-century American author whose principal output was formulaic juvenile novels that followed the adventures of bootblacks, newsboys, peddlers, buskers, and other impoverished children in their rise from humble backgrounds to lives of respectable middle-class security and comfort. His novels were hugely popular in their day.

Title: Helping Himself; or, Grant Thornton's Ambition.

Author: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Categories: Early Imprints, Trade & Signed Bindings, Boy's Series,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Porter & Coates: 1886

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2264559

Keywords: CHILDREN VINTAGE SERIES,