Toxin: A Story of Venice

Toxin: A Story of Venice

Ouida , Louise L. Heustis(illus.)

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Place Published: New York and London
Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company, Publishers
Date Published: 1895
Edition: First American edition
Binding: Hardcover
Book Id: 37983

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217pp. Sextodecimo [17 cm] Green cloth with silver stamping. Good plus. Mildly rubbed at the extremities. The endsheets are a bit discolored, and there is a previous owner's inscription on the front pastedown. The front endsheet is partially cracked along the hinge, and the hinge is a little shaky. From the collection of Berkeley book collector and letter press printer, John Ruyle, with his notes in pencil on the front free endsheet.

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Illustrated by Louise L. Heustis. A strange story of a vivisectionist who seeks the secret of life to defy death. He also exerts a magnetic influence over a countess and injects his rival with a fatal toxin.



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