Francis MacManus’s 1937 First Edition of “Candle for the Proud” A564

Francis MacManus (1909 –1965) was an Irish novelist and broadcaster. Born in Kilkenny, MacManus was educated in the local Christian Brothers School and later at St. Patrick's College, Dublin and University College Dublin. After teaching for eighteen years at the Synge Street Christian Brothers School in Dublin, MacManus joined the staff of Radio Ereann (precursor to RTE, the Irish national broadcasting entity) in 1948 as ...

Pecos Bill’s Story by James Cloyd Bowman 1937 Book A561

Pecos Bill is an American cowboy, apocryphally immortalized in numerous tall tales of the Old West during American westward expansion into the Southwest ofTexas, New Mexico, Southern California, and Arizona. Their stories were probably invented as short stories and a book by Edward S. O'Reilly in the early 20th Century and are considered to be an example of fakelore. Pecos Bill was a late addition to the "big man" idea of characters, such as Paul ...

Arthur Burton Rascoe (1892 – 1957) “Belle Starr” 1941 Book A560

Arthur Burton Rascoe (1892 - 1957), was an American journalist, editor and literary critic of the New York Herald Tribune. Born in Fulton, Kentucky to Matthew L. Rascoe and Elizabeth Burton Rascoe, Rascoe grew up in Shawnee, Oklahoma. He was class president at Shawnee High School and participated in sports while also working for the local newspaper. Feeling confined to the small town and his increasing ...

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (1896 – 1953) “The Yearling” ©1938 Book A539

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (August 8, 1896 – December 14, 1953) was an American author who lived in rural Florida and wrote novels with rural themes and settings. Her best known work, The Yearling, about a boy who adopts an orphaned fawn, won a Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1939 and was later made into a movie of the same title, The Yearling. The book was ...

Edwin Corle (1906 – 1956) “People on the Earth” Book A558 SOLD

Edwin Corle (1906 – 1956) was an American writer. "People on the Earth" He was born in Wildwood, New Jersey and educated at the University of California, Berkeley, where he received his A.B. in 1928. For the next two years he was a graduate student at Yale University. In 1932 he married Helen Freeman in Ensenada, Mexico. He served in World War II, and in 1944 married Jean ...

First Edition (Mexico) of Justo Sierra’s “Juárez. Su obra y su tiempo” published in installments 1905–1906 A454

19 volumes (cuadernos), #1 to 19, unbound in their original green paper covers, #1 missing some pages. All plates included. A seminal work of history combined with memoir of the life and times and works of Benito Juarez and the major figures of his period by his colleague, the author and statesman Justo Sierra. $450 Benito Juárez (Spanish ...