H.L. Davis

Honey in the Horn

originally published:
New York : Harper

We offered this copy of the first edition in our Catalog 103.


  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction(1936)
  • First Book(1935)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 10/18/1896
died: 10/31/1960
born as: Harold Lenoir Davis
nationality: USA

American novelist and poet who wrote realistically about the West, rejecting the stereotype of the cowboy as hero. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature


This copy is in the rare variant dustwrapper, and is possibly unique as such. It is likely this jacket art was scrapped prior to publication when the book won the Harper Prize. Courtesy of a private collector.