The Peddler Spy: Or, Dutchmen And Yankees. A Tale Of The Capture Of Good Hope; Beadle's New Dime Novels: New Series No. 124 * Old Series No. 445

NY: Beadle and Adams, 1879. Hardcover. 100 pages. 16.5 x 10.5 cm. 2 pp. of adverts. The New Dime Novel started 1874 with covers in color and a dual numbering system. The stories were mainly reprints from the first series, and ran for 321 issues up to 1885. What can be defined as a dime novel remains unclear; they are the precursors of mass market paperbacks, and most of the early genre can be described as sensational potboilers. Clean, fresh copy in stylish morocco binding with original wrappers bound-in. Three quarter red morocco and red cloth. Fine. Item #19810

Price: $100.00

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