THE SHAWNEE CHIEF, ETC., ETC. Edward S. Ellis.

THE SHAWNEE CHIEF, ETC., ETC.

London: C.H. Clarke, circa 1870. Hardcover. A volume in the American Standard Library. Three short works by the prolific American author: The Life of Tecumseh, The King's Man: A Tale of South Carolina in Revolutionary Times, and The Two Guards. A significant figure in the rise of dime novels, Ellis (1840-1916) wrote hundreds of books and magazine articles, including Seth Jones, or the Captives of the Frontier (1860), which is said to have been a favorite of Abraham Lincoln. From the library of Henry Jeffrey Flower, 6th Viscount Ashbrook, with a small bookplate featuring the family crest and his signature on the front pastedown. 12mo. In a one-half tan calf over marbled paper binding, with a red morocco spine label, four raised bands, and decorative gilt stamping. The spine is very lightly sun faded; otherwise very good. Very good. Item #69911

Price: $50.00

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