The tontine : a novel / by Thomas B. Costain ; illustrated by Herbert Ryman.


1st ed.. Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, c1955.

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Subjects Family chronicles, English. -- fiction
Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction.
London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Wealth -- Fiction.
Description 2 v. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Summary A London con man creates a tontine wherein the surviving members receive interest on their investment, while the capital, after some years, is to go to the care of veterans.
Contents A very bad man has a very good idea -- The tall young men -- The Colossus.
Genre Historical fiction.
Geographic Area England
Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm00168064
(OCoLC)168064
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