Allen, James Lane. A Kentucky Cardinal and Aftermath

James Lane Allen

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Allen, James Lane. A Kentucky Cardinal and Aftermath

London: MacMillan and Co., Ltd., 1901. Hardback 8vo; first UK edition, second printing. Pp [i-xv], xvi-xxxii, 1-286, [2 (publisher’s advertisements)]. Green cloth; embossed and elaborately gilt floral and avian decorations to front board and spine; all edges gilt; engraved frontispiece and 47 additional illustrations; no dust jacket. Condition: Very good. Bumping to extremities; head and tail of spine bumped and slightly frayed; minor foxing to front and rear endpapers; gift inscription dated 1907 to ffep; some cracking to gutters of text block, which however is still tight in the binding. $50

First English editions of two works depicting life in Kentucky in the mid-nineteenth century, with many handsome illustrations by Hugh Thomson.

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