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Title: Sir Gregor MacGregor and the Land That Never Was : The Extraordinary Story of the Most Audacious Fraud in History
Description: London, Headline Publishing. 2003, 1st. (ISBN: 0755310799) Original Cloth. Book, The outrageous and tragic story of Poyais, a South American nation that, as the subtitle indicates, never actually existed. Sir Gregor MacGregor, a soldier who fought in the South American wars of liberation, concocted the Territory of Poyais in the early 1820s as a means of getting rich off of land sales and financial speculation. All of our books are in the shop, and are 'real' books. We try to post the same day as the order. Descriptions are conservative. Postage rates may be lower than ABE estimate, please use Ask Bookseller a Question to confirm availability and postage cost, use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability and get accurate postage quote for this item (the amount quoted is for an 'average' hard-cover book of up to 1kg in weight). Very Good/Very Good. Previous Owners Signature.

Keywords: 0755310799 Fraud Scotland_history

Price: AUD 20.00 = appr. US$ 13.84 Seller: Graham Toms, Fine and Rare Books
- Book number: 013949



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