Deluxe Issue of the Best Edition

The Novels and Stories….

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1916.

Price: $2,000.00

About the item

Crossroads Edition, No. 103 of 256 copies. Illustrated. 12 vols. 8vo (1-3/4 width aprox.; 8-1/4 inches height; total length 18 inches). Deluxe Issue of the Best Edition. Handsomely bound in full red morocco, elaborate gilt strapwork and vine tooling on covers, green morocco doublures and green moiré linings, t.e.g., others uncut, spines uniformly darkened, faint shelf wear, A FINE AND ATTRACTIVE SET. BAL 4574.

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Davis (1864-1916) was the leading reporter of his day (his dispatches are studied in journalism schools), as well as an author and playwright and his good looks and manly elegance made him the beau ideal of a generation of American young men. He was the model for the Gibson Man and the progenitor of the clean shaven look.
This is the best editon of his works, published in the year of his death, with first edition material in volumes 10, 11 and 12.