The Tontine Part 1 of 2

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The Tontine Part 1 Of 2 book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Part One Of Two Parts This tontine (a 19th century combo of /5.

London England: Collins, Hardback. Foxing to end pages. Shelf wear to edges of D/J. This story of a tontine (a strange and enticing form of gamble, part lottery, part insurance) beings with the day when the battle of Waterloo was fought and ends when the nineteenth century was drawing to a close.

Illustrations. (We carry a wide. I have been looking for this book for a long time and finally thought of Amazon. Since it's been out of print it was originally hard to find but Amazon and its vendors did it. The books (I got Volumes 1 & 2) were old but in good condition considering their age/5(23).

4 1/2 stars. I first read this book 30+ years ago and enjoyed it all over again. A tontine is a type of lottery. People buy into it, often in the name of their child. The first years no-one collects but after 20 years the survivors start to reap the dividends. Each year the amount grows as people die.4/5.

v. Book 1: A very bad man has a very good idea -- Book II: The tall young men -- Book III: The Colossus -- v. Book III: The Colossus -- Book IV: A singular coincidence -- Book V: Hard times are coming -- Book VI: The good idea leads to much excitement and some violencePages: Discover delightful children's books with Prime Book Box, a subscription that delivers new books every 1, 2, or 3 months — new customers receive 15% off your first box.

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One novel could have been concentrated on the sprawling ramifications of the industrial empire which was known as Grace and Carboy at the start of the story, when England was trembling at the rumor that the Iron Duke had been defeated at Waterloo.

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Reviewed in the United Kingdom on March 9, /5(23). The Tontine (Volume 2) Author Thomas B. Costain Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Good Quantity available 6 Binding Hardcover ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Publisher Doubleday Place of Publication New York Date published The Tontine Part 2 Of 2 book.

Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Part Two Of Two Parts This tontine (a 19th century combo of /5. THE TONTINE VOLUME 1 Unknown Binding – January 1, out of 5 stars 6 ratings.

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It begins with the Day the Battle of Waterloo was fought and ends at the closing of the 19th Century. Also by Thomas B. Costain. The Tontine Part 2 Of 2 [Costain, Thomas B.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Tontine Part 2 Of 2Author: Thomas B.

Costain. Hard Cover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. No Dustjacket. A bit scuffed but all pages intact and legible. Good reading copy. Clean.

No store stamps. Tontine is a form of gambling - part lottery, part insurance. It begins with the Day the Battle of Waterloo was fought and. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars The Tontine Volumes One and Two (Hardcover) Published by Doubleday & Company, Inc.

This 2-volume work was popular in the 's when people took time to read good books. The Tontine is a precursor of life insurance, annuities and the lottery. The book follows a cast of characters in 19th century England for a period of about 75 years and geographically from England to France to Jamaica to South Africa and the USA.4/5(2).

Good reading copy. Clean. No store stamps.

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Tontine is a form of gambling - part lottery, part insurance. It begins with the Day the Battle of Waterloo was fought and ends at the closing of the 19th Century. It's cast includes Actors, Kings, Sailors, Artists, etc.

It is filled with romance. (VOLUME 1 ONLY). Seller Inventory # The book was adapted as a film, produced and directed by Bryan Forbes, (). The Secret Tontine (), is an atmospheric faux-gothic novel by Robert Murray Gilchrist, set in the Derbyshire Peak District during a snowy winter in the late 19th century.

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The plot involves the potential beneficiaries of a covert tontine, and their scheme to. With King William’s tontine (after which Milevsky’s book is named), issued inthe payout rate was 7% (plus a 3% bonus to increase the rate to 10% for the first 7 years), while the French issued a tontine in with a payout rate that varied from 5% to % based on the age of the tontine nominee upon whose life the payments would.

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The Tontine: Volume I by Costain, Thomas B. Doubleday & Company, Inc., Hardcover. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. The dust jacket is missing.

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