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A Bibliographic Check-List of the Works of James Branch Cabell, 1904-1921 ...
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30 copies appearing in Harper's Bibliographic Check BIBLIOGRAPHIC CHECK-LIST blue-black cloth BRANCH CABELL 1920 Branch families brown cloth back buff Cabell's called A Comedy Century Magazine color by Howard Comedy of Shirk connecting theme Cords of Vanity Demiurges descendants Dizain Domnei Dumbarton Eagle's Shadow Figures of Earth FRANK SHAY front cover Frontispiece and nine gilt lettering Gilt top Grandfather's Neck green cloth Harper & Brothers Howard Pyle illustrations in color inch JAMES BRANCH CABELL Judging of Jurgen JURGEN 12 mo Later bindings Line of Love Manuel McBride & Company Melicent MERLE JOHNSON nine illustrations Novel numbered originally appearing ornamentation otherwise uncut otherwise untrimmed paper label paster on front pictorial end-papers poets preface printed Prologue red cloth reprinted Rivet in Grandfather's Robert Second bindings omit short stories signed theory three illustrations tion top trimmed unnumbered and unsigned Vanity 12 mo various magazines Virginia Walpole Yale Review article York
Page 27 - JURGEN AND THE CENSOR REPORT OF THE EMERGENCY COMMITTEE ORGANIZED TO PROTEST AGAINST THE SUPPRESSION OF JAMES BRANCH CABELL'S JURGEN PRIVATELY PRINTED FOR THE EMERGENCY COMMITTEE EDWARD HALE BIERSTADT BARRETT H.
Page 7 - ... points, like an amused mendacity, that it is difficult now to guess just when in his career he settled upon the design which has finally come to govern all his material. He himself explains that the inception of his scheme goes back to 1901, "when I wrote the first of the stories bound up together as The Line of Love. And the general 'method...
Page 17 - October, 1904 / An abridged version of this story appeared serially in The Saturday Evening Post / during the summer of 1904. The novel is here given in its entirety / as originally conceived by the author...
Page 13 - ... crown of Mr. Cabell's work. He is, as writers go, a young man. He has, in all probability, many years of fine and successful labor in front of him, but, were he never to publish another line, he has, with three books, staked his claim and taken his place. Jurgen is the most triumphant manifestation of that travelling soul who remains, from first to last, his unfaltering subject.
Page 2 - Limited to 450 numbered copies. A BIBLIOGRAPHIC CHECK-LIST OF THE WORKS OF JAMES BRANCH CABELL 1904-1921 By MERLE JOHNSON NEW YORK FRANK SHAY CU4 E * AN EPISTOLARY PREFACE By JAMES BRANCH CABELL M811470 April 23, 1921. Dear Mr. In re the queston you ask about the "connecting theme" of my books, the most obvious connection is, of course, the fact that they constitute a largish family tree.