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1 Armstrong, Margaret Fanny Kimble: A Passionate Victorian
New York Macmillan 1930 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
A very nice copy with dark red cloth and attractive gilt lettering on the spine and cover along with a center vignette, lightly rubbed with bumped corners. Decorated end pages. The jacket is in poor shape, now in archival cover, missing the back panel and with chipped head, tail and corners, along with worn edges. Kimble was an English actress who married a Georgian man who owned several plantations and hundreds of slaves who worked them. She kept a detailed diary of her days on the plantations. The journal was passed throughout the abolitionist circles before publication during the Civil War began. Armstrong's biography covers her these years and more. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 387pp. pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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2 Armstrong, Margaret The Man with No Face
Cleveland & New York World Publishing 1943 1131288289 / 9781131288284 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Clean bright copy. ; Second printing, September 1943, Margaret Armstrong (1867-1944) is without question America's best- known designer of cloth book bindings. Many of her bindings are instantly recognizable today, not only because of their highly individualistic designs, but also because of the distinctive mark she used to sign her work. In her sixties, Margaret Armstrong began a second career as a biographer and mystery novelist, publishing two well-received biographies and three mystery novels before her death at age 76 in 1944. The Man With No Face is her second of the mystery novels. It revolves around a man who, unknown to him, is the heir to a large sum of money and property, along with the wealth comes the dark and nameless peril! The Book is in VG condition with typical tanning of pages, pg. 137 is turned down less than .25 inches and across about 1 inch. DJ is complete for the most part, but not intact. Front flap is laid in, (under Mylar) , there is a large chip from the spine tail & upper front corner, other minor chips from edges. There is a number inside the front flap - 409 - no price noted. The cover has advertisements for other tower mysteries and a send this book to a boy in the armed forces anywhere for only 3 cents 279 pages. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 13.50 USD
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