Contraband : A Romance of the North Atlantic (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Contraband: A Romance of the North Atlantic Carrington lived on Long Island, and I talked with him on the phone. There were to he twelve in the party, the names of two, who were former acquaint ances, alone being mentioned in our brief conversation. The yacht was lying at Tompkinsville, provisioned, and ready for the sea. I must be on board by three o'clock the following day, and he gave me quite explicit instruo tions as to the best mode of reaching the vessel. The remainder of the day was passed in calling upon cer tain old acquaintances in the city, and the reading of special newspaper editions, depicting the prospect of war in Europe. As Spain was in no way likely to become involved, I merely perused these reports with languid interest. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 24mm | 617g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 240 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243307985
  • 9780243307982