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Balisand - A Novel of Jeffersonian Virginia

Balisand - A Novel of Jeffersonian Virginia

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371 pages, plus 8 unnumbered pages listing the works of Joseph Hergesheimer. 20 cm.

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Hergesheimer, Joseph. Balisand. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1924. 371 pages, plus 8 unnumbered pages listing the works of Joseph Hergesheimer. 20 cm. First edition. Original green cloth with gilt title on spine. Contemporary ownership signature on the front flyleaf.

A very good copy in rather worn pictorial dust jacket showing splits along hinges and spine panel. Jacket designed by Christopher Rule. Jacket is now housed in a protective mylar cover. A novel of Virginia in the days of Washington and Jefferson. A tragic story of drinking, dicing, and fox-hunting gentry.

 

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