THE TIME OF MAN. A Twentieth Anniversary Edition of the First Novel. With Seventeen Wood Engravings by Clare Leighton

New York: Viking Press, 1945. Clare Leighton. First edition thus. Hardcover. Roberts (1886-1941) was an American poet and novelist born in Perryville, KY., graduated from the University of Chicago in 1921. She is best known for her novels and stories of the Kentucky mountain people, whose dialect and customs she carefully represented. All her work is distinguished by the beauty and rhythm of her prose. Bound in the publishers grey pictorial cloth, issued without dust jacket, with the original publisher's green paper slipcase with pictorial label. Clare Leighton (1898-1989) was an English/American artist, writer and illustrator, best known for her wood engravings. The book is fine, the slipcase is lightly soiled, the corners slightly frayed and bumped, otherwise very good. Item #14469

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