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Anthony Adverse in Africa (Dell Mapback No. 283)

By: Allen, Hervey

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dell: 1949

Seller ID: 2148535

Condition: Good


Wrappers starting to delaminate. 1949 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Young, restless, eager for adventure, Anthony unexpectedly finds himself master of a large plantation and slave establishment in steaming, equatorial Africa, far from the tranquility of his native Livorno, Italy. View more info

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Anthony Adverse in Italy (Dell Mapback, 281)

By: Allen, Hervey

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Dell Publishing Company:

Seller ID: 1807849

Condition: Very Good


Front hinge starting. We have more books available by this author!. 288 pp. Author of Bedford Village, The Forest and the Fort, Toward the Morning. The first of three Story Units adapted from the novel Anthony Adverse. View more info

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Anthony Adverse

By: Allen, Hervey

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc.: 1933

Seller ID: 2283715

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, first state (p. 352, line 6: Xaxier; p. 397, line 22: found found; p. 1086, line 18: blacksmith ship). Includes original jacket in good condition (unclipped, $3.00 list price on front flap). Owner bookplate on front endpaper, jacket toned. 1933 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 1224 pp. 8vo. The novel which inspired the 1936 Academy Award winning film directed by Mervyn LeRoy and starring Fredric March and Olivia de Havilland. From the publication of his Ballads of the Border in 1916, when he was in the National Guard serving on the Mexican Border, Hervey... View more info

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Anthony Adverse

By: Allen, Hervey

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc.: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283716

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, first state (p. 352, line 6: Xaxier; p. 397, line 22: found found; p. 1086, line 18: blacksmith ship). Includes original jacket in good condition (unclipped, $3.00 list price on front flap). Jacket toned, minimal loss from jacket spine head, a few closed 1/2 inch tears along edges. 1933 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 1224 pp. 8vo. The novel which inspired the 1936 Academy Award winning film directed by Mervyn LeRoy and starring Fredric March and Olivia de Havilland. From the publication of his Ballads of the Border in 1916, when he was in the National ... View more info

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Bedford Village

By: Allen, Hervey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289104

Condition: Very Good


First edition. One inch tear along bottom edge hinge of front jacket panel and front flap, jacket edges lightly rubbed. Front board lightly soiled, bookplate on front paste-down endpaper. 1944 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 305 pp. From dust jacket flap: On the only road leading west over the mountains at Bedford there is a tavern, Pendergasses'. Here centers the local life of the frontier, and here we find Salathiel Albine again, who was captured as a child by the Shawnees, but escaped to Fort Pitt..... View more info

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The Ohio (The Rivers of America Series)

By: Banta, R.E.; Allen, Hervey; Carmer, Carl

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Rinehart & Company: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2297177

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket price clipped. 1949 Hard Cover. 592 pp. 8vo. Illustrated by Edward Shenton, two two-panel maps precedes text. The is the story of the Ohio, once the 'beautiful' river of Indians and French voyageurs, today the mightiest river of America's industrial heartland. The Ohio is a huge, a rich, even a fabulous river. It flows swiftly. It begins in dark mystery with mastodons and mound builders, glints through the sombre moonlight of savage forests and the bloody colonial frontier. It flashes into the full daylight of dynamic middle America of the nineteenth century, and it rolls... View more info

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The Gila: River of the Southwest (The Rivers of America Series)

By: Corle, Edwin; Allen, Hervey; Carmer, Carl

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Rinehart & Company, Inc.: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2297169

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink name and date on front endpaper, jacket price clipped, minimal loss from jacket spine head and foot. 1951 Hard Cover. 402 pp. 8vo. Illustrated by Ross Santee. Two panel map precedes text. In the words of Edwin Corle, author of Desert Country, who has chronicled the story of the Gila River, “There is no other stream that even resembles it”—and the pages of this book bear him out. A changeable river, at one time the Gila resembled the Everglades; in 1950 the lower river—fully half it six-hundred-mile length—was dry as dust. The Gila has never known a steamboat, very ... View more info

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The Shenandoah (The Rivers of America Series)

By: David, Julia; Allen, Hervey

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart, Incorporated: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2297167

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket price clipped, jacket corner a bit rubbed. 1945 Hard Cover. x, 374 pp. 8vo. Illustrated by Frederic Taubes. In 1945, West Virginia author Julia Davis penned The Shenandoah as part of the Rivers of America Series, a landmark collection of books written by literary figures over a period of thirty years... Davis tells the history of the Shenandoah Valley and River, drawing on her own research and the experiences of ancestors who settled and lived in the area. Her book provides a poetic vision of both the river and the valley, preserving a fragment of America’s landscape. View more info

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The Tennesee, in Two Volumes: The Old River: Frontier to Secession; The New River: Civil War to TVA (The Rivers of America Series)

By: Davidson, Donald; Allen, Hervey; Carmer, Carl

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Rinehart & Company, Inc.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2297164

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Minor loss from jacket corners, volume two jacket price clipped. 1946 Hard Cover. x, 342; viii, 377, [1] pp. 8vo. Illustrated by Theresa Sherrer Davidson, two panel map precedes text of first volume. Volume 1: A social and regional history of the Tennessee River to Secession examines legend and describes the lifestyle of Cherokees, frontiersmen, traders, boatmen, and settlers. Volume 2: From the landing of Federal troops at the Tennessee-Ohio confluence to the new river of the TVA, whose dams 'stand athwart the valley in Egyptian impassivity,' this volume completes the story of ... View more info

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The Potomac (The Rivers of America Series)

By: Gutheim, Frederick; Allen, Hervey; Carmer, Carl

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Rinehart & Company: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2297179

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket price clipped, jacket spine a bit toned, jacket corners a bit rubbed. 1949 Hard Cover. 436 pp. 8vo. Illustrated by Mitchell Jamieson, two panel map precedes text. The Potomac was a traders' river even before the white man arrived on its shores. It became the threa holding together two conflicting cultures: the aristocratic culture of the great Tidewater plantations based at first on tobacco, and the hard-headed life of the small farmer along both banks of the upper river. On its banks the seat of government was established, growing dramatically out of what was originally ... View more info

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The Connecticut (The Rivers of America Series)

By: Hard, Walter; Allen, Hervey; Carmer, Carl

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Rinehart & Company, Inc.: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2297161

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Review copy with slip laid in. Lightly toned, jacket price clipped. 1947 Hard Cover. x, 310 pp. 8vo. Illustrations by Douglas W. Gorsline, two panel map precedes text. This book provides the interesting history of the Connecticut River and Connecticut River Valley. It provides detailed information on the geology, natives to the area and the European settlement by the Dutch, then the British. For those interested in the Rivers in America, interested in New England history or interested in the Connecticut River Valley itself this book may be an engaging and informative read. View more info

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The Winooski: Heartway of Vermont (The Rivers of America Series)

By: Hill, Ralph Nading; Allen, Hervey; Carmer, Carl

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Rinehart & Company, Inc.: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2297168

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Owner bookplate on front endpaper, jacket lightly rubbed and toned, jacket price clipped. 1949 Hard Cover. xii, 304 pp. 8vo. Illustrated by George Daly. Two panel map precedes text. Known to the Indians as the 'Winooskie-Took,' 'the valley of the old Onion,' after the vegetable that once grew in wild profusion on its banks, the Winooski and its valley are today a mosaic of all the varying patterns of 175 years. There are the ancient red mills with their multi-paned windows and rumbling water-wheels, oxen and Diesel tractors, hoary covered bridges and modern steel spans, night-li... View more info

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Salt Rivers of the Massachusetts Shore (The Rivers of America Series)

By: Howe, Henry; Allen, Hervey; Carmer, Carl

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Rinehart & Company: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2297180

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Near fine in very good jacket. Small chip from top jacket corner, jacket lightly toned. 1951 Hard Cover. xiv, 370 pp. 8vo. Illustrated by John O'Hara Cosgrave II, two panel map precedes text. In the nearly thirty little rivers which indent the Massachusetts shore line from Dartmouth up to Cape Ann lies a force which shaped the history of the state itself and much of the history of our country. Negligible in size, none navigable for more than ten miles, these streams, with no power to lure westward as the big rivers did, demanded and made a way of life. The soil on their shores w... View more info

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The Fraser (The Rivers of America Series)

By: Hutchinson, Bruce; Allen, Hervey; Carmer, Carl

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Clarke, Irwin & Co. Limited: 1950

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2297172

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint (no publisher insignia). Jacket flap price clipped, 1/2 inch closed tear on rear jacket edge. 1950 Hard Cover. 368 pp. Illustrated by Richard Bennett, two panel map precedes text. Shaped like a gigantic fishhook stuck into the Pacific Ocean, the mighty Fraser is one of the most important rivers of North America, politically, economically, and historically. Compelling the reader's interest with the power and vigour of his narrative, Bruce Hutchison explores the Fraser's romantic history as one of Canada's two main channels of civilization. The Fraser's story is that of British Columbia ... View more info

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The Chagres: River of Westward Passage (The Rivers of America Series)

By: Minter, John Easter; Allen, Hervey; Carmer, Carl

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc.: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2297176

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket price clipped. 1948 Hard Cover. xiv, 418 pp. 8vo. Illustrations by William Wellons. The Chagres is the thirty-fifth volume in the Rivers of America series and the first one written about a river outside the continental United States. The river of the Canal Zone, the Chagres, has an immensely exciting story. Christopher Columbus arrived on the river in 1502 and started the white man's history of the Chagres. The Chagres was originally a Spanish river - the gateway to Peru - and along its banks millions in gold were transported across the isthmus by slaves chained in long ... View more info

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The Tales of Edgar Allan Poe

By: Poe, Edgar Allan; Allen, Hervey

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Random House: 1944

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2283517

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase. Spine lightly rubbed with minor loss of gilt and black stamping, slipcase edges rubbed with some clear tape repairs along one edge. 1944 Hard Cover. xii, 562 pp. 8vo. A collection of stories by the writer credited with the invention of the modern mystery novel, and whose contributions to the horror genre continue to stand the test of time. This edition includes an introduction by Hervey Allen, and woodcut illustrations by Fritz Eichenberg. View more info

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The Tales of Edgar Allan Poe

By: Poe, Edgar Allan; Allen, Hervey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 1944

Seller ID: 2285936

Condition: Very Good


Spine slightly rubbed and toned, front hinge just beginning to weaken, ink gift note on front endpaper. 1944 Hard Cover. xii, 562 pp. 8vo. A collection of stories by the writer credited with the invention of the modern mystery novel, and whose contributions to the horror genre continue to stand the test of time. This edition includes an introduction by Hervey Allen, and woodcut illustrations by Fritz Eichenberg. View more info

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The Savannah (The Rivers of America Series)

By: Stokes, Thomas L.; Allen, Hervey; Carmer, Carl

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Rinehart & Co., Inc.: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2297171

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket lightly toned. 1951 Hard Cover. xi, [1], 401, [1] pp. 8vo. Illustrated by Lamar Dodd. Two panel map precedes text. Glamorous and romantic, the Savannah River is the heart and pulse of America's 'Deep South.' The enticing story of this river, here portrayed by one of Georgia's distinguished native sons, Thomas L. Stokes, is in the South's best tradition. Full and red with Georgia and Carolina earth, the mighty Savannah River, in its long journey from the Appalachians to the sea, drains one of the largest areas of any river in the United States that flows into the Atlantic.... View more info

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The Missouri (The Rivers of America Series)

By: Vestal, Stanley; Allen, Hervey

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc.: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2297178

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Minor loss from jacket spine head and foot, jacket spine slightly faded. 1945 Hard Cover. x, 368 pp. 8vo. Illustrated by Getlar Smith and George Annand, two panel map precedes text. The Missouri was the main highway to the West. It also was the boundary of the West. It was the base of operations for the long battle which at last won the West, its banks holding an unbroken line of forts, missions, trading posts and Indian agencies from mouth to source... In his review of The Missouri, Allan Nevins noted its theme of tremendous scope: 'The Missouri was the river of Lewis and Clark... View more info