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Twin-Born

By: Wyllarde, Dolf

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, The Macaulay Company: (c.1934)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22080

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dj


(price-clipped) [light shelfwear, top corners slightly bumped; jacket shows a bit of edgewear, slight fading at spine, minor soiling to rear panel]. Twin brothers, sons of English gentry, are separated by novelistic contrivance, er, I mean, circumstances (a shipwreck, how original!), at the age of sixteen. Brother Arthur, "thrown amongst savage races," on an island somewhere off the coast of British Somaliland, "[loses] touch with civilization" but develops into a mighty warrior/hunter and eventually goes in for a bit of piracy; meanwhile, Brother Alfred is educated at Oxford... View more info

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Twin-Born

By: Wyllarde, Dolf

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Macaulay Company: (c.1934)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22996

Condition: Very Good+


[solid copy, light discoloration to cloth along front joint, small ink stain on rear cover]. Twin brothers, sons of English gentry, are separated by novelistic contrivance, er, I mean, circumstances (a shipwreck, how original!), at the age of sixteen. Brother Arthur, "thrown amongst savage races," on an island somewhere off the coast of British Somaliland, "[loses] touch with civilization" but develops into a mighty warrior/hunter and eventually goes in for a bit of piracy; meanwhile, Brother Alfred is educated at Oxford, and despite being the melancholy and ascetic type (who... View more info