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Anthony Adverse (Author signed), Allen, Hervey

Author Name    Allen, Hervey

Book Title   Anthony Adverse (Author signed)

Binding (hardback, paperback, etc.)   Hardcover

Book Condition   Good with no dust jacket

Edition   First Edition; Various

Publisher's Name   New York The Ferris Printing Co 1933

Illustrated By   Illustrated by Allan McNab

Inscription   Signed by Author

Seller ID or SKU   52857

Blue cover with gold lettering. Cover is soiled and spine sunfaded. Author signed on end paper, Hervey Allen. Contents clean. Large heavy book. llen was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He graduated from University of Pittsburgh in 1915, where he also became a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity. He served as a Lieutenant in the 28th (keystone) Division, United States Army during the World War I and fought in the Aisne-Marne offensive July–August, 1918. He wrote "Toward the Flame" (1926), a nonfictional account of his experiences in the war. Allen is best known for his work Anthony Adverse. He also planned a series of novels about colonial America called The Disinherited. He completed three works in the series. In the 1940s he co-edited the Rivers of America Series with Carl Carmer. Allen was a good friend of Marjory Stoneman Douglas and instigated her writing The Everglades: River of Grass. Allen was close friends with Robert Frost and Ogden Nash. He died at his home, called the Glades, in Coconut Grove, Florida, at age 60. Rare.; Three Volumes in One: The Roots of the Tree, The other bronze boy, The Lonely Twin; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1224 pages; Signed by Author

Price = 47.98 USD


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