Rock and Sand 1930 by JOHN RATHBONE OLIVER Novel First Edition, First Printing


Title: Rock and Sand

Author: John Rathbone Oliver

Description: First Edition, first printing (October, 1930). Blue cloth; spine stamped in gold; front board is ruled in blind. Head of spine lightly pushed. Clean and unmarked. Pages crisp. Dust jacket shows some chipping at spine ends and at top fore-corner of rear panel; light general edgewear; natural toning from acidification on front panel; front flap clipped but still showing the publisher's price of $2.50; in a clear archival sleeve. xxiv, 524 pages. 7.4 x 5 inches.

Novel by John Rathbone Oliver (1872-1943), an American psychiatrist, medical historian, author, Anglican priest, and runner-up for the 1929 Pulitzer Prize for Literature. The story of two-generations of families and the cultural entanglements between the French Canadians and Americans, with a setting background of the shores of the St. Lawrence River.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: Very Good

Publisher: Macmillan Company
Place: New York
Year: 1930

Keywords: novel, fiction,

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