Man Without A Country by Edward Everett Hale 1907 Hurst & Company

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Embrace a piece of American literary history with the 1907 edition of Man Without A Country by Edward Everett Hale. Published by Hurst & Company, this hardcover book tells a compelling story set against the backdrop of early 19th-century America, intertwining themes of patriotism and identity.


  • Title: Man Without A Country
  • Author: Edward Everett Hale
  • Publication Date: 1907
  • Publisher: Hurst & Company
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: 114
  • Dimensions: 7x5x2 inches
  • Language: English
  • Condition: Wear on cover, split on binding, book hinges, inscribed by a previous owner in 1915 (priced accordingly)

Key Elements:

First published in 1863, this short story is a profound narrative of Army Lieutenant Philip Nolan, who, entangled in Aaron Burr's treason trial, renounces his country. His ensuing life aboard Navy ships, isolated from all news of the United States, serves as a powerful allegory for the importance of national identity.

Edward Everett Hale's work emerged during the Civil War, significantly influencing Union recruitment efforts. The tale's lasting impact is evident, as it continues to be widely read in American schools.

Hale's connection to Edward Everett, the renowned orator who spoke before Lincoln at Gettysburg, adds a layer of historical depth to this work, showcasing a legacy of patriotism and integrity.

Though showing signs of age, with all pages firmly attached, this edition is offered as a conscious effort to preserve literary history and prevent valuable works from being lost.

Read this quiet yet impactful narrative and let the story of Philip Nolan resonate with you. A must-read for lovers of classic American literature and history.

Preserve Literary Heritage: Seize the opportunity to own this significant piece of American literature. Buy Man Without A Country now and cherish a story that speaks volumes about patriotism and identity. Your purchase helps save this book from being lost in time.


This vintage book shows signs of wear, as detailed in the photos. The pricing reflects its condition, making it an accessible addition to any collection.

In Summation:

Man Without A Country stands as a testament to American literary and historical richness. A poignant read, it's a valuable addition for those who appreciate the quiet power of storytelling.

Collections: Vintage History Books

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