The Sword of Youth

New York: The Century Company, 1915.

Price: $250.00

Hardcover. First edition. Illustrated by John Wolcott Adams. Neat owner's name on the front fly, and slight offsetting on the front fly from a clipping, else fine in fine dustwrapper. Last surviving son of a Kentucky family announces his intention to join the army; his mother and sweetheart are dismayed. A beautiful copy.

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Item #275554 The Sword of Youth. James Lane ALLEN.

James Lane Allen
birth name: James Lane Allen
born: 10/21/1849
died: 2/18/1925

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Nineteenth Century regional American author, generally considered Kentucky's first important novelist. His best known work A Kentucky Cardinal.more