Johnny Crimson: A Legend of Hollis Hall . . . Cover Design by Eric Pape. PERCY WALLACE MACKAYE.

Johnny Crimson: A Legend of Hollis Hall . . . Cover Design by Eric Pape.

Publisher: Boston: Kiley, Printer, 1895.
Edition: First edition, one of only 50 copies printed.
Condition: A few slight stains; fine copy.
Book ID: 17152

Description

Small folio, original pictorial wrappers, 22 pages. Frontis.

Comments

¶ The first book by MacKaye, a Harvard poet whose reputation during his lifetime was considerable - particularly among the literati, Robert Frost included . Johnny Crimson, published when MacKaye was a sophomore, is a tale in verse about student pranks at Harvard 100 years earlier. The cover illustration is an early example of Pape’s work.

Price: $475.00

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