Bridges, Robert; illustrated by Oliver Herford, F.G. Attwood, and A.E. Sterner
Title OVERHEARD IN ARCADY
Book Condition Owner's 1894 name and note to front free endpaper, else nearly fine, with evidence of mild use; in maroon cloth with devices, rules, and lettering; no dust jacket. The b&w illustrations, especially the author caricatures, are delectable.
Edition First edition, first printing. Series of articles originally published in LIFE as by ''Droch.''
Publisher New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1894.
Seller ID 48970.00
Utterly enchanting collection of little playlets about contemporary authors in which characters from their works chat about their progenitors: Stockton, Barrie, Kipling, Davis, Howells, James, Aldrich, Harding Davis, Meredith, RLS, Marion Crawford.
Caricatures. Literary Biography. Illustrated Books. Literary Criticism. Literature.