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The Robber Bridegroom.

Welty, Eudora ; Illustrated by Barry Moser.

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ISBN 10: 0151783187 / ISBN 13: 9780151783182
Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1987
Condition: Very Good
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0151783187 Signed by Author 0151783187 Very Good. (Binding: Hardcover, Jacket: Very Good) First edition. Boards with cloth spine, 24 cm, 134 pages, with black & white illustrations by Moser. Signed in ink on title. Very good condition. In a dustjacket in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 57797

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Title: The Robber Bridegroom.

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich

Publication Date: 1987

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First edition.

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This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the same format as the original work. While some publishers have opted to apply OCR (optical character recognition) technology to the process, we believe this leads to sub-optimal results (frequent typographical errors, strange characters and confusing formatting) and does not adequately preserve the historical character of the original artifact. We believe this work is culturally important in its original archival form. While we strive to adequately clean and digitally enhance the original work, there are occasionally instances where imperfections such as blurred or missing pages, poor pictures or errant marks may have been introduced due to either the quality of the original work or the scanning process itself. Despite these occasional imperfections, we have brought it back into print as part of our ongoing global book preservation commitment, providing customers with access to the best possible historical reprints. We appreciate your understanding of these occasional imperfections, and sincerely hope you enjoy seeing the book in a format as close as possible to that intended by the original publisher.

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Legendary figures of Mississippi's colorful past--keel-boatman Mike Fink and the dread Harp brothers--along with characters from Eudora Welty's own delightful imagination people this rollicking fantasy set along the Natchez Trace. Berry-stained bandit Jamie Lockhart steals pioneer wilderness planter Clement Musgrove's beautiful daughter, Rosamond, away from a home dominated by his ugly, evil second wife, Salome. These and other characters are gathered together in a tale at once acid and gentle, wise and lighthearted, woven as much from the rough homespun of American history as the gossamer thread of fairy stories.

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