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the tontine
the tontine
Author: thomas b. costain
This story of a tontine (a strange and enticing form of gamble, part lottery, part insurance) begins with the day when the battle of Waterloo was fought and ends when the nineteenth century was drawing to a close. . . . It is above everything else, therefore, a story of great variety: for although it marches briskly ahead with the interweaving ...  more »
ISBN: 54339
Pages: 408

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Publisher: Doubleday
Book Type: Hardcover
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