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Respectable Women: A Novel of Kansas in the 1890's, Rees, Gilbert

Author    Rees, Gilbert

Title   Respectable Women: A Novel of Kansas in the 1890's

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   New York Random House 1954

Illustrator   Galdone, Paul

Seller ID   2201965

New York: Random House. 1954. First Edition. 342 pp. 8vo. Jacketed illustrated by Paul Galdone, showing two nicely dressed ladies and a young girl, with a frontier town pictured in the background. This represents some of his earliest work, preceding 'Anatole' by two years, and only two years after his first credit as illustrator for Ruthven Todd's 'Space Cat'. He went on to become a very successful children's author and illustrator, winning Caldecott Medals for 'Anatole' and 'Anatole and the Cat'. Respectable Women focuses on the experiences of women in the transition from the Wild West to the establishment of civilized communities in late 19th century America. It is the author's second novel, following I Seek a City, which was published in 1950. Uncommon. KEYWORDS: FICTION HISTORICAL AMERICA 1890S KANSAS Condition Notes: First edition. Page ridge faintly foxed, jacket lightly rubbed.

Price = 75.00 USD


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