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The Hand of the Potter: A Tragedy in Four Acts by  Theodore Herman Albert (1871-1945) Dreiser - First edition, Second State - 1918 - from The Book Collector and

The Hand of the Potter: A Tragedy in Four Acts

by Dreiser, Theodore Herman Albert (1871-1945)

Condition: About very good

209 pages. Small octavo (7 3/4" x 5 3/4") bound in original publisher's quarter brow cloth with dark green lettering to spine and cover over green boards. First edition, second state with half-title tipped to stub. Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser (August 27, 1871 December 28, 1945) was an American novelist and journalist. He pioneered the naturalist school and is known for portraying characters whose value lies not in their moral code, but in their persistence against all obstacles, and literary situations that more closely resemble studies of nature than tales of choice and agency. Condition: Chip at front edge, spine heal bumped, lightly soiled else about very good lacking jacket.
  • Bookseller: The Book Collector US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: BOOKS001580
  • Title: The Hand of the Potter: A Tragedy in Four Acts
  • Author: Dreiser, Theodore Herman Albert (1871-1945)
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - About very good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition, Second State
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Boni & Liveright
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1918
  • Keywords: PLAYS
  • Bookseller catalogs: Literature;
  • Size: Small octavo


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