Title: The Novels and Stories of Richard Harding ...
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, New York
Publication Date: 1916
Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good
Set of 12 volumes reprinting Davis' works in an edition of 256 copies, this being # 85. Bound in publishers cloth with paper wrapper on boards (darking to the spine). Issued on Japan paper, paper labels, gilt edging to the top of the pages. I: Van Bibber and Others - xiv, 331 pages; front portrait. II: The Exiles and Other Stories - viii, 325 pages; frontis. III: Gallegher and Other Stories - ix, 306 pages; frontis. IV: Soldiers of Fortune - xv, 358 pages; frontis. V: Captain Macklin, His Memoirs - viii, 329 pages; frontis. VI: Ranson's Folly - vi, 320 pages; frontis. VII: The White Mice - viii, 305 pages; frontis. VIII: The Scarlet Car - xi, 401 pages; frontis. IX: The Bar Sinister - vi, 306 pages; frontis. X: The Man Who Could Not Lose - vii, 365 pages; frontis. XI: The Red Cross Girl - xx, 296 pages; frontis. XII: The Lost Road - xxii, 330 pages; frontis. Each volume contains a brief introduction by an author who knew Davis. Note -- Volume X: "The Log of the Jolly Polly" pp 312-365, first edition thus; Volume XI: "The Boy Who Cried Wolf" pp 251-276, first edition thus; Volume XII: "The Man Who Had Everything" pp 308-330, first edition thus. Blanck - BIBLIOGRAPHY OF AMERIACN LITERATURE 2, # 4574 "12 volumes issued in a variety of bindings . The earlier sets (Harper, 1898; Scribner, 1899; Scribner, 1903) contain no first edition material. The UNIFORM EDITION, New York (Scribner, 1918) printed from the plates of the 1916 edition". Bookseller Inventory # 10366
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