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The Desire of the Moth by  Eugene Manlove Rhodes - 1st - 1916 - from Carpe Diem Fine Books (SKU: 17656)

The Desire of the Moth

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The Desire of the Moth

by Rhodes, Eugene Manlove

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New York: Henry Holt, 1916. 1st. Original cloth. Firt Edition, published April, 1916. 12mo. 149, [1], [6 pp publisher's advertisements] pp. 2 illustrated plates by H. T. Dunn. Brick red cloth stamped in black. Light wear to extremities; short closed tears to a few pages at the upper page edges where they meet the spine; a near fine copy. The third novel by the master storyteller of the American West. The further adventures of John Wesley Pringle, who proves dues ex machine gun to the heroine and visits a "Movie Palace" near the Mexican Border. "Drawing as it does on his own experience, Rhodes' fiction opens a window into a world that one likes to think of as authentically western." - Buddies in the Saddle blog.


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The Desire of the Moth
Rhodes, Eugene Manlove
Original cloth
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Henry Holt
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New York
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western fiction; texas; texan border, Literature & Poetry, , ,
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About Carpe Diem Fine Books

Carpe Diem Fine Books offers a discriminating selection of out-of-print, signed and unusual books in all fields – with an emphasis on the history and literature of California and the West. Proprietors James Bryant and Mary Hill have served an international clientele of private collectors and libraries since 1995. Their book gallery, located in a charming 1930's Carmel stone building just steps from the Robert Louis Stevenson House in historic Old Monterey, features a constantly changing inventory - from the classics to the unexpected.


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