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  • THE IRON HORSE. by Hill, Edwin C.
    Hill, Edwin C.
    THE IRON HORSE.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1924). Hardcover first edition - "Novelized from William Fox's great picture romance of the East and the West by Charles Kenyon and John Russell and illustrated with scenes from the photoplay." Includes a 5 pp preface which describes the making of this epic John Ford production starring George O'Brien and Madge Bellamy, as well as Chief Big Tree and Chief White Spear - a film which required two years of production on settings all over the old west, an year of preparation and 3,000 railway workers, 1,000 Chinese laborers 800 Pawnee, Sioux and Cheyenne Indians" Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece and 7 inserted plates. xii, 329 pp plus 7 pp of publisher's ads.

    Condition: Very good in tangerine cloth with green lettering (previous owner's name in pencil dated Christmas 1925)

    Book ID: 63175
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  • SOPHY OF KRAVONIA. by Hope, Anthony (pseudonym of Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins, 1863 - 1933)
    Hope, Anthony (pseudonym of Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins, 1863 - 1933)
    SOPHY OF KRAVONIA.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harper & Brothers, 1906. Hardcover first edition - Novel of adventure and intrigue by prolific English novelist and playwright, now best remembered for The Prisoner of Zenda. "The heroine, a high spirited, penniless English girl, goes to Kravonia to seek her fortune. She has the good luck to save the life of the Prince, who falls in love with her. The story of her career becomes a galloping romance, in which adventures, court intrigues, and hair breadth escapes follow one another in quick succession." Basis for a 1920 silent film. Tinted frontispiece. 332 pp.

    Condition: Very good in sage green cloth with a lovely art nouveau decorative binding of a thistle flower and leaves in copper and white. (frontispiece detached but still present, previous owner's name dated Bermuda 1906)

    Book ID: 76044
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  • SOPHY OF KRAVONIA. by Hope, Anthony (pseudonym of Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins, 1863 - 1933)
    Hope, Anthony (pseudonym of Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins, 1863 - 1933)
    SOPHY OF KRAVONIA.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harper & Brothers, 1906. Hardcover first edition - Novel of adventure and intrigue by prolific English novelist and playwright, now best remembered for The Prisoner of Zenda. "The heroine, a high spirited, penniless English girl, goes to Kravonia to seek her fortune. She has the good luck to save the life of the Prince, who falls in love with her. The story of her career becomes a galloping romance, in which adventures, court intrigues, and hair breadth escapes follow one another in quick succession." Basis for a 1920 silent film. Tinted frontispiece with tissue guard. 332 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in sage green cloth with a lovely art nouveau decorative binding of a thistle flower and leaves in copper and white.

    Book ID: 75277
    View cart More details Price: $35.00