The Claim Jumpers: A Romance 1901 Stewart Edward White ~ First Novel ~ Badlands ~ South Dakota


Title: The Claim Jumpers: A Romance

Author: Stewart Edward White

Description: Fifth impression. Brown cloth boards stamped in black. Interior is clean and unmarked. Dust jacket has a little bit of chipping at spine ends and corners. DJ in archival sleeve. 284, plus [10] pp. ads.

The Claim Jumpers was White's first novel, originally published in the spring of 1901 by D. Appleton & Co. His second novel, The Westerners, was published in the fall.

The Claim Jumpers, a western romance, is the story of Bennington, a young man from New York and recent a college graduate, who is also an aspiring writer working on his first novel. This tenderfoot is sent out to the Bad Lands of the Dakotas to check on mining claims; he works on his novel along the way while developing a romance with a pretty and spirited girl. Out west, they find a share of adventure and danger.

Stewart Edward White (1873-1946) was an American writer and novelist. He was well known for his many books, articles, and short stories about his experiences in the mining and lumber camps and his many adventures in the outdoors.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: Good+

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
Place: New York
Year: 1901

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: fiction, novel, Michigan authors, western, romance, Bad Lands, South Dakota, mines,

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