By James Lane Allen
London   Macmillan and Co.
7.5" by 5" xxxii, 286, [2]pp
A very smart copy of James Lane Allen's novel. Charmingly illustrated by the noted Hugh Thomson.
By James Lane Allen

1901 A Kentucky Cardinal

London   Macmillan and Co.
7.5" by 5" xxxii, 286, [2]pp
A very smart copy of James Lane Allen's novel. Charmingly illustrated by the noted Hugh Thomson.
£65.00
: 0.5kgs / : 697L23

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First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding

The first Thomson edition. This edition includes many illustrations, both plates and vignettes, by the Irish illustrator Hugh Thomson. He is famous for his pen and ink illustrations, of which there are many fine examples here. In his career he illustrated many notable editions of famous authors such as Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, and J. M. Barrie. A Kentucky Carnival is a work heavily influenced by Allen's childhood experiences. Allen spent his youth in Lexington during the Antebellum era, the American Civil War and the Reconstruction periods. This story is the first tale in the A Kentucky Cardinal series. With the bookplate of one J Scott Eraser to the front pastedown. James Lane Allen was an American novelist and short story writer. His work often depicts the culture and dialects of his native Kentucky.

Condition

In the publisher's original cloth binding, with gilt stamping to the front board and spine. Externally, very smart with light bumping to the head of spine. Boards are very bright. Bookplate to the front pastedown. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright. Light spots to endpapers, otherwise pages are clean.

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