THE RIVER'S CHILDREN: AN IDYL OF THE MISSISSIPPI

By: [PEABODY, MARION LOUISE (binding design)]; [Edwards, Harry C. (illustrations)]; STUART, RUTH MCENERY

Price: $300.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near fine


12mo (4¾" x 7¼"). pp. 179. IN ORIGINAL DUST JACKET.

An unsigned binding design likely by Marion Louise Peabody in two tones of textured gold on smooth green cloth of a water maiden among waving reeds in a pond; Laid in is a contemporary advertising pamphlet "Books Worth Your Reading" from the Century Company, that includes the present title.

Includes frontis. and 4 additional illustrations by Harry C. Edwards.

The story of a child who disappears during the Civil War, and is brought up by two African American women who retain their loyalty to the child's mother and father. Much of the dialogue includes dialects found in the American South.

A scarce Peabody binding design of a design informed by both the Art Nouveau and Arts and Crafts sensibilities.

A near fine copy. In the original good dust jacket with chipping to the edges and lacking a 2 3/8” x 3/8” piece of the upper spine panel. Scarce; exceptionally so in this condition, and in the dust jacket. Minsky 1:48; UNCG 1904 STUR; PBO.pba02918.bib.

Title: THE RIVER'S CHILDREN: AN IDYL OF THE MISSISSIPPI

Author Name: [PEABODY, MARION LOUISE (binding design)]; [Edwards, Harry C. (illustrations)]; STUART, RUTH MCENERY

Illustrator: Edwards, Harry C. (illustrations)

Categories: DIALECT NOVEL, AMERICAN SOUTH,

Edition: First

Publisher: New York, The Century Company: 1904

Binding: cloth

Book Condition: Near fine

Seller ID: 2986