Item #15007 Paynton Jacks, Gentleman. Marian Bower.
Paynton Jacks, Gentleman

Paynton Jacks, Gentleman

Philadelphia: J B Lippincott, 1893.

First American Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good- with no dust jacket. Item #15007

Random foxing, light tone, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover.; Attractive half vellum binding with marbled paper boards and green spine label. "It has always been an accepted theory among novelists and novel-readers that "extremes meet" in love making. ... Mr Jacks at once proceeds to outrage all preconceived notions and traditions by falling in love with a girl who has an extremely masculine will of her own, and, what is more, shows an undisguised contempt for him quite early in the course of their mutual acquaintance." - Nassau Literary Magazine, 1894, volume 49, page 453. First American edition of the quite uncommon, well received first novel by English woman novelist Marian Bower, in striking fine binding. ; 315 pages.

Price: $199.95

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