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The Shield of the Valiant by  August Derleth - Hardcover - Later Printing - 1945 - from Bookworks and Biblio.com

The Shield of the Valiant

by Derleth, August

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1945. One of Derleth's Sac Prairie Saga, an interlinked series of novels, short stories, essays and poems detailing life in southwest Wisconsin, taken as a microcosm of the human experience. One of Derleth's own favorites among his many books. INSCRIBED by Derleth on the free endsheet: "Cordially, August Derleth". Hardcover, full black cloth, gold lines, green titling. Light wear to book; price-clipped jacket shows light rubbing, spine ends chipped, tiny edge tears, minor creasing. Text clean; [8], 511 pages.. Later Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Octavo.


  • Bookseller: Bookworks US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: r0336
  • Title: The Shield of the Valiant
  • Author: Derleth, August
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Edition: Later Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1945
  • Keywords: Wisconsin, Literature, Romance, Sac Prairie Saga
  • Size: Octavo


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