Cabbages and Kings by O'Henry 1904 Vintage Book

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Greetings, fellow vintage book enthusiasts! Allow me to introduce you to a fascinating piece of literary history—Cabbages and Kings by O'Henry, published in 1904. This novel is a collection of interlinked short stories set in the fictitious Central American country of the Republic of Anchuria.

Key Features:

The hardcover format of this book adds to its durability, although it's worth noting that the binding has splits in the front and back. Rest assured, all pages are firmly attached, making it a resilient piece for its age.

Cabbages and Kings is a unique blend of short stories that are interlinked to form a cohesive narrative. Set in a fictitious Central American setting, it offers a glimpse into the storytelling genius of O'Henry.

O'Henry, known for his wit and plot twists, was a master of the short story genre. This book showcases his ability to weave intricate tales that capture the essence of life's complexities.

This book is not just a novel; it's a piece of early 20th-century American literature. It would make an excellent addition to any collection focusing on classic fiction.

This book is perfect for a quiet evening of reading and would make a thoughtful gift for anyone interested in classic American literature.

The book is in OK shape for its age, with no rips or tears. The split in the binding adds a touch of vintage character, making it a unique find.


  • Title: Cabbages and Kings
  • Publication Date: 1904
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Dimensions: 8x5x2
  • Language: English
  • Condition: OK shape for its age, split in binding front and back, all pages firmly attached.

Wrapping Up:

In summary, Cabbages and Kings is a captivating read that offers a unique storytelling experience. Its vintage character and the unique format make it a valuable addition to any classic fiction collection or home library.


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