A Kentucky Cardinal and Aftermath

By: Allen, James Lane

Price: $25.00

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Red cloth decorated with elaborate gilt decoration, 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches,276 pages plus publishers ads, black and white illustrations by Hugh Thomson; mild wear at extremities, spine a little faded, front hinge cracking about 2/3 from top but binding holding fast, brief gift inscription in preliminary blank page, untrimmed edges with a few unopened. Absolutely beautiful binding. James Lane Allen (1849 - 1925) was an American novelist and short story writer whose work, including the novel A Kentucky Cardinal, often depicted the culture and dialects of his native Kentucky. His work is characteristic of the late-19th century local color era, when writers sought to capture the vernacular in their fiction. Allen has been described as "Kentucky's first important novelist.

Title: A Kentucky Cardinal and Aftermath

Author Name: Allen, James Lane

Categories: Literature & Fiction, Beautiful Bindings,

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1900

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 001051

Keywords: SOUTHERN FICTION AMERICAN LITERATURE DECORATIVE PUBLISHERS BINDING