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Zane Grey
Zane Grey's Original Manuscript For "The Great Slave" with Rare 1920 Magazine
Philadelphia: Curtis Publishing (Ladies Home Journal), 1920. Author: Zane Grey Title: The Great Slave - Typed "Unbound" Manuscript Pages: 22 Date Published: 1920 Publisher: Curtis Publishing - Philadelphia Edition: December 1920 (Ladies Home Journal) The Manuscript: Typewritten manuscript of Zane Grey's story, The Great Slave, with Zane Grey blindstamp in the upper right corner of the first page. 22 unbound sheets. Typed on one side only. "The Great Slave" appears in the collection "Tappan's Burro and Other Stories", and was first published in The Ladies Home Journal, December 1920. The story deals with how the Iron Confederacy forced parts of the Crow nation north into Canada. Condition: Toning, indentation from paperclip at top of pages; about near fine. The Magazine: A beautiful copy of the 1920 Ladies Home Journal with cover art of St. Nicholas by Clara Elgene Peck. It features the first appearance of Zane Grey's tale of "The Great Slave". The feature story is spread out over 5 pages with full color illustrations by Charles S. Chapman. Several years later Grey included the story in his 1923 best seller, Tappan's Burro and Other Tales. It is the Rare Christmas issue with amazing advertisements including lots of seasonal ads for; Victrola, Munsingwear underwear, Kiddie-Kar toys, Sellers kitchen cabinets, Pompeian beauty cream, Log Cabin syrup, Fairy Soap, Colgate, Campbell Soup, Cream of Wheat featuring Santa Claus. Copies in this condition, or any condition are very hard to find and much sought after. Condition: In very good condition with some toning, chipping, staining … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Barron Rare Books (barron184) [Chester, Vermont, US]
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