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Plays of the Natural and the Supernatural by  Theodore Herman Albert (1871-1945) Dreiser - First - 1916 - from The Book Collector and Biblio.co.uk

Plays of the Natural and the Supernatural

by Dreiser, Theodore Herman Albert (1871-1945)

Condition: About very good


228 pages. Small octavo (7 3/4" x 5 3/4") bound in original publisher's stiff boards with quarter brown spine and dark green lettering to spine label and cover. First edition, first issue. 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: Corners bumped and slightly chipped, spine heal rubbed, lightly soiled else about very good lacking jacket.
  • Bookseller: The Book Collector US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: BOOKS001581
  • Title: Plays of the Natural and the Supernatural
  • Author: Dreiser, Theodore Herman Albert (1871-1945)
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - About very good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: John Lane Company
  • Place: New York & London
  • Date published: 1916
  • Keywords: PLAYS
  • Bookseller catalogs: Literature;
  • Size: Small octavo


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