The Beautiful Cigar Girl; or, The Mysteries of Broadway. Joseph Holt Ingraham.
The Beautiful Cigar Girl; or, The Mysteries of Broadway.
The Beautiful Cigar Girl; or, The Mysteries of Broadway.
The Beautiful Cigar Girl; or, The Mysteries of Broadway.

The Beautiful Cigar Girl; or, The Mysteries of Broadway.

New York: M. J. Ivers & Co., circa 1860. Hardcover. Scarce mid-19th century copy. Original pictorial wrappers bound into a brown cloth hardcover. Pages are tanned and clean, text is intact and unmarred. This is a novel based on the sensational murder in 1841 of Mary Rogers, a woman who captivated New York for her good looks and who had poetry written about her. She was famous for being gossiped about and was hired as a cigar seller to attract men to linger in the cigar store. Her murder was a national sensation and is still unsolved. Her story captivated many writers, including Edgar Allen Poe. This novel was originally published in 1844. Good. Item #mon0001729439

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