Come Gentle Spring, a collection of twenty short stories, was first published in 1969. The title clearly reflects Jesse Stuart's philosophy of life, the joy and hopefulness he feels for humanity, symbolized by the coming to Spring. Jesse Stuart's works always seem to focus on the essential goodness of humanity. He depicts a simple world where people exist the best they can. He focuses on the positive and life-enriching qualities of laughter, joy, respect, kindness, and love.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill, New York, 1969. hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. [1st ed.]. N/A. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP91160477
Book Description 1969. Unknown. Book Condition: Collectible; Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. 1st Edition (Stated) - Clean!! No Marks Noted. Light Wear And Small Edge Tears On Dust Jacket. 1st Edition (Stated) - Clean!! No Marks Noted. Light Wear And Small Edge Tears On Dust Jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 96
Book Description McGraw-Hill. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 0070622434 McGraw-Hill, 1969, a stated First Edition, very good copy with minor foxing to outer page edges, no writing or marks. Jacket has spine chips and a small tear at top, yellowing. Bookseller Inventory # UC-ONDN-8RH0
Book Description McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1969. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Paul Bacon (illustrator). 3rd Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The cover has green cloth. 282 pages; 20 short stories. The inscription is to a school, with the second word marked out. The author wrote 1973 below his signature. The spine panel has darkened; the other panels are much less thus. The top edge has 8 closed tears, 1/16 in. to 1 in., a 2 1/4 in. crease line on the back panel, and 3 chips, 1/16 in. to 1/8 in., on the spine panel. Scans e-mailed upon request. Inscribed (to a Name) & Signed. Bookseller Inventory # 011419
Book Description McGraw Hill, NY, 1969, 1969. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. No Jacket. First Edition. Cloth. 282pp. Short stories by the famed author of Americana & the Kentucky countryside. Fine, but lacking the dj. Bookseller Inventory # FTR6.3