In less than twenty years the edition was sold out, and copies fetched large sums.
These volumes, dedicated to John Bright, have had a sale of several hundred thousand copies.
She glanced at the work, seeking eagerly for copies, worse than any she was likely to perpetrate.
And in the copies which she sent to friends, sometimes one form, sometimes another, is found to have been used.
The only copies he had been able to lay hands on were old Delphin editions, because they were superseded, and therefore cheap.
When the Princess Desiree was fourteen years old, the Queen had her portrait painted, and copies of it were carried to all the Courts in the world.
On the way home she confided to her cousins a method of securing revenge upon the agent for selling them the three copies of the "Lives of the Saints."
Old Hurricane bought her books and maps, slates and copy-books, set her lessons in grammar, geography and history, and made her write copies, do sums and read and recite lessons to him.
Of the five thousand copies published and to be sold at a cent each, Mr. Greeley says, "We found some difficulty in giving them away." The expenses for the first week were five hundred and twenty-five dollars; receipts, ninety-two.