King Zub

By: Pollock, Walter Herries

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Nine short stories founded on incidents of stage history, and episodes in the career of divers members of the theatrical profession. These are entitled. King Zub: The Last Act; A Fleeting Show: A Phantom Fish; Stage Fright; The Last Droschky; Sir Jocelyn's Cap; Three Meetings; Mated by Magic. The front cover and title page both show the title of this edition as simply "King Zub" whereas subsequent editions by other publishers add the sub-title, and Other Stories. The publisher of this edition is Tait, Sons & Company, Union Square, New York. The copyright is dated 1892 by the United States Book Company which organized in 1890 by John W. Lovell as a gigantic book trust. It bought up cheap reprint libraries.... Several satellite companies were established to distribute the books. They included: Lovell, Coryell & Company; Wayside Publishing Company; Seaside Publishing Company, the National Book Company; the International Book Company; Empire Publishing Company; the Lovell Brothers & Company; Prudential Book Company; and Lovell, Gestefeld & Company. / Within three years the bubble burst, bringing to an end the career of the flamboyant Lovell. The firm was succeeded by the American Publishers Corporation, which maintained a precarious existence until 1904.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 285 pages

Title: King Zub

Author Name: Pollock, Walter Herries

Categories: Short Stories,

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Publisher: New York, Tait, Sons & Company: 1892

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine; Brown cloth hardcover with black decoration and red titles, spine lightly sunned; clean pages; tight binding.

Seller ID: 12843