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They Still Fall in Love [*SIGNED*]

By: Williams, Jesse Lynch

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19195

Condition: Very Good+


(no dust jacket) [solid, clean book, with minor wear at extremities]. INSCRIBED ("For / Stirling Baer / With kind regards"), SIGNED and DATED ("Mar. 19, 1929") by the author on the ffep. A novel about wild college youth, the final work of this now largely-forgotten Pulitzer Prize-winning dramatist and novelist, who died just a few months after its publication. (His first book had also been college-themed, "Princeton Stories," published in 1895. His Pulitzer -- the first ever awarded in the Drama category -- was received for his 1918 play "Why Marry?") Signed b... View more info

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The Stolen Story and Other Newspaper Stories

By: Williams, Jesse Lynch

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23468

Condition: Good


(no dust jacket) [front hinge cracked, moderate external wear, gilt lettering still fully readable on front cover but almost completely rubbed away on spine, minor staining to top edge of text block, one-time owner's signature on ffep and again (with address) on verso of frontispiece]. (B&W frontispiece + 1 B&W plate) Seven tales of journalistic life, with titles like "The New Reporter," "The City Editor's Conscience" and "The Cub Reporter and the King of Spain." An early work by this Illinois-born author and playwright, who later became the first recipient of the Puli... View more info

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The Girl and the Game, and Other College Stories

By: Williams, Jesse Lynch

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24727

Condition: Near Fine


(decorated dark green cloth; no dust jacket) [sharp-looking copy, very slight wear at a couple of corners, gilt lettering and decoration on front cover and spine quite bright and attractive]. (B&W illustrated plates) Eight short stories of college life -- based, no doubt, on the author's experiences at Princeton, although no particular school is named in the book. (It was, in fact, his third book of such tales, having been preceded by "Princeton Stories" (1895) and "The Adventures of a Freshman" (1899).). In addition to the eight stories, there are eight additional shorter p... View more info