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Brown, Annie G. [a.k.a. Annie Finley Green]; Joseph "J.C." Leyendecker, illus.  Fireside battles. Chicago: Laird & Lee, (1900). 8vo (21.4 cm, 8.42"). Frontis., 327, [1] pp.; 8 plts., illus.
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First edition: Following the Civil War, a formerly well-to-do Alabama family struggles to keep the household afloat, with the burden falling largely on steadfast Jean. The sole full-length work of fiction published by Tuscaloosa-born teacher Brown (1855–1923), this novel is => illustrated with a frontispiece and eight plates by Joseph Christian Leyendecker (known for his Saturday Evening Post covers), as well as in-text vignettes.
        Binding: Publisher's tan cloth, gorgeously stamped in silver and light and dark blue arabesque motifs surrounding a cream title panel, framed in brown; spine with similar motifs. Top edges gilt.

Binding as above, spine gently darkened and with a small light spot of discoloration to front cover, otherwise showing very little wear. Pages with a few scattered small spots of light foxing. A handsome copy of a work offering multiple aspects of interest.  (41394)   Please RESHELVE This.


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