Cape Cod Ballads with THE ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATIONS FOR THE BOOK BY E. W. KEMBLE

Cape Cod Ballads with THE ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATIONS FOR THE BOOK BY E. W. KEMBLE

Lincoln, Joe, Kemble, E. W. [Illustrator -- Kemble, Edward Windsor] , Kemble, E. W.; Kemble, Edward Windsor(illus.)

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Place Published: Trenton, New Jersey
Publisher: Albert Brandt
Date Published: 1902
Edition: First Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very good
Book Id: 1

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A Very Good + copy of the first edition, first printing of Joe Lincoln's DEBUT BOOK (some spotting to the cloth and rubbing to the board corners), a work illustrated by the noted illustrator EDWARD WINDSOR KEMBLE (frequently referred to as "E. W. Kemble"), TOGETHER WITH ALL 23 OF THE ORIGINAL DRAWINGS PRODUCED BY KEMBLE TO ILLUSTRATE THE BOOK, each of which is in nice condition, housed in two connected custom slipcases. An important Illustrator, E.W. KEMBLE PROVIDED THE ILLUSTRATIONS for Mark Twain's ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN (a work which inspired Ernest Hemingway to have the narrator of Hemingway's "Green Hills of Africa" declare: "All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called 'Huckleberry Finn'. American writing comes from that. There was nothing before. There has been nothing as good since."), Harriet Beecher Stowe's UNCLE TOM'S CABIN, Mark Twain's PUDDIN' HEAD WILSON, Washington Irving's KNICKERBOCKER HISTORY OF NEW YORK, many of the UNCLE REMUS stories by Joel Chandler Harris, and many other works.SIMPLY EXTRAORDINARY. RARE. IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.


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