Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

The Half Breed and Other Stories...Now First Collected by Ollive Mabbott

New York: Columbia University Press, 1927. Limited edition. Hardcover. 1/155. Quarto. 129, [3]pp. Original cloth spine over decorative paper covered boards, with title-label laid on spine. Frontispiece. Printer's device on title-page. Decorative initials. Mabbott has pulled together here in first book publication a number of short stories previously known only in rare periodicals. An introductory essay by Mabbott puts them in the context of Whitman's writings. Published here are The Half Breed - A Tale of the Western Frontier; Shirval - A Tale of Jerusalem; Richard Parker's Widow; Some Fact- Romances; and My Boys and Girls. This work is profusely illustrated with numerous woodcuts by Allen Lewis. Some age-toning on covers and spine. Corners rubbed. Ex-libris of previous owner on inside of front cover. Some pages were opened improperly thus causing some fore-edges to be torn (not affecting text or illustrations). Binding in overall fair to good, interior in very good condition. g. Item #25387

Price: $150.00

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