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Mr. Meeson's will

Author: H Rider Haggard
Publisher: [Auckland] : The Floating Press, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Only a storyteller as preternaturally gifted as action-adventure master H. Rider Haggard could turn a story about a legal battle over publishing rights into a gripping page-turner. Mr. Meeson's Will offers a fascinating glimpse into the legal rights of authors in the nineteenth century -- and a swashbuckling maritime misadventure that comes with a plethora of unpredictable consequences.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Haggard, H. Rider.
Mr. Meeson's Will.
Auckland : The Floating Press, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: H Rider Haggard
ISBN: 9781775561972 1775561976
OCLC Number: 831117587
Notes: Archived by the National Library of New Zealand in PDF (233 pages).
Novel.
Hypertext links contained in the archived instances of this title are non-functional.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Title; Contents; Chapter I --
Augusta and Her Publisher; Chapter II --
How Eustace was Disinherited; Chapter III --
Augusta's Little Sister; Chapter IV --
Augusta's Decision; Chapter V --
The R.M.S. Kangaroo; Chapter VI --
Mr. Tombey Goes Forward; Chapter VII --
The Catastrophe; Chapter VIII --
Kerguelen Land; Chapter IX --
Augusta to the Rescue; Chapter X --
The Last of Mr. Meeson; Chapter XI --
Rescued; Chapter XII --
Southampton Quay; Chapter XIII --
Eustace Buys a Paper; Chapter XIV --
At Hanover-Square; Chapter XV --
Eustace Consults a Lawyer; Chapter XVI --
Short on Legal Etiquette. Chapter XVII --
How Augusta was FiledChapter XVIII --
Augusta Flies; Chapter XIX --
Meeson V. Addison and Another; Chapter XX --
James Breaks Down; Chapter XXI --
Grant as Prayed; Chapter XXII --
St. George's, Hanover-Square; Chapter XXIII --
Meeson's Once Again.
Other Titles: Mister Meeson's will
Responsibility: H. Rider Haggard.
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Only a storyteller as preternaturally gifted as action-adventure master H. Rider Haggard could turn a story about a legal battle over publishing rights into a gripping page-turner. Mr. Meeson's Will offers a fascinating glimpse into the legal rights of authors in the nineteenth century -- and a swashbuckling maritime misadventure that comes with a plethora of unpredictable consequences.

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