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Elder Conklin and Other Stories
London - W. Heinemann, 1895. London - W. Heinemann, 1895 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of this collection of short stories from author, editor and publisher Frank Harris. Containing Elder Conklin, The Sheriff and his Partner, A Modern Idyll, Eatin' Crow, The Best Man in Garotte, and Gulmore, the Boss. Frank Harris (February 14, 1856 August 27, 1931) was a British-born, naturalized-American author, editor, journalist and publisher, who was friendly with many well-known figures of his day. Though he attracted much attention during his life for his irascible, aggressive personality, editorship of famous periodicals, and friendship with the talented and famous, he is remembered mainly for his multiple-volume memoir My Life and Loves, which was banned in countries around the world for its sexual explicitness. With ink inscription to the front pastedown bearing the words, 'To Mrs Marshall; friend and companion from Frank Harris. Jan. 1902', as well as a loosely inserted letter written by Harris' daughterFrances. Bookplate of Andrew Davis to front pastedown. Condition: In a green cloth binding with gilt lettering to the front board. Externally smart, though with some sunning and light bumping. Blindstamping to rear board. Internally, generally firmly bound, although slightly strained to the front of the volume. Pages are quite bright, with just some light marginal age-toning and some offsetting to the title page. Overall: VERY GOOD..
      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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