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1947 Lydia Bailey, Kenneth Roberts, Historical Novel, History, Romance, Adventure, Vintage History Novel & Dust Jacket, Best Seller List

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History, romance, and adventure are again skillfully blended by Kenneth Roberts, Americas greatest historical novelist.

1947 Printed in the US / Country Life Press / 488 pages / Book in Good vintage condition / Dust jacket signs of aging tearing and tanning
This book Spent twelve weeks at the top of the list of The New York Times Fiction Best Sellers of 1947

From the inside book jacket:
"It is 1800, and the ideals and promises of the newborn US are being tested in actual practice. In Boston, the Federalist are jailing those who speak out against them. In the West Indies, French privateers are avenging a broken treaty by capturing American merchant vessels which French courts are condemning and allowing to be sold. In France, Bonaparte is planning the reconquest of Haiti as the base for an attack on continental America. In the Mediterranean, the Barbary states, Tripoli in particular, are blackmailing the US and seizing American ships. "
"These are the heroic years when Albion Hamlin comes from Maine to Boston to defend a client who has run afoul of the notorious Alien and Sedition Acts. Before he knows quite what has happened to him Albion has lost a case, delivered a ringing oration on liberty in the teeth of illiberal Justice Chase of the Supreme Court, and been jailed for his pains. And he has fallen in love with the Gilbert Stuart portrait of his clients lovely niece, Lydia Bailey, reported dead of yellow fever in Haiti."
History, romance, and adventure are again skillfully blended by Kenneth Roberts, Americas greatest historical novelist.

1947 Printed in the US / Country Life Press / 488 pages / Book in Good vintage condition / Dust jacket signs of aging tearing and tanning
This book Spent twelve weeks at the top of the list of The New York Times Fiction Best Sellers of 1947

From the inside book jacket:
"It is 1800, and the ideals and promises of the newborn US are being tested in actual practice. In Boston, the Federalist are jailing those who speak out against them. In the West Indies, French privateers are avenging a broken treaty by capturing American merchant vessels which French courts are condemning and allowing to be sold. In France, Bonaparte is planning the reconquest of Haiti as the base for an attack on continental America. In the Mediterranean, the Barbary states, Tripoli in particular, are blackmailing the US and seizing American ships. "
"These are the heroic years when Albion Hamlin comes from Maine to Boston to defend a client who has run afoul of the notorious Alien and Sedition Acts. Before he knows quite what has happened to him Albion has lost a case, delivered a ringing oration on liberty in the teeth of illiberal Justice Chase of the Supreme Court, and been jailed for his pains. And he has fallen in love with the Gilbert Stuart portrait of his clients lovely niece, Lydia Bailey, reported dead of yellow fever in Haiti."

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All items are carefully packaged and shipped via USPS Priority Mail, USPS Regular Mail or UPS for Larger and/or heavier items. We ship all packages with delivery confirmation in order to assure your package is delivered. Packages may require a signature upon delivery. You can check online for the delivery status with the tracking information provided with your order.

DOUBLE CHECK YOUR ADDRESS FOR PROPER DELIVERY
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International shipping - Please contact us prior to purchase for rates outside the United States, as we will gladly ship worldwide. Any additional shipping fees will be calculated after you contact us and have not been added into the price We cannot be responsible for international orders that may become damaged, lost or stolen. Once the package is outside of the US, it becomes your country's post office responsibility to deliver it to you.

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1947 Lydia Bailey, Kenneth Roberts, Historical Novel, History, Romance, Adventure, Vintage History Novel & Dust Jacket, Best Seller List

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