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The second of Roberts's epic novels of the American Revolution, Rabble in Arms was hailed by one critic as the greatest historical novel written ...Show synopsisThe second of Roberts's epic novels of the American Revolution, Rabble in Arms was hailed by one critic as the greatest historical novel written about America upon its publication in 1933. Love, treachery, ambition, and idealism motivate an unforgettable cast of characters in a magnificent novel renowned not only for the beauty and horror of its story but also for its historical accuracy.Hide synopsis
Description:Fair. Edge and corner wear, light spotting to page edges, 2...Fair. Edge and corner wear, light spotting to page edges, 2 stickers on the title page. Text is good no markings. ----------Please, NO INTERNATIONAL ORDERS.
Description:Fair. No Dustjacket. 1961. 606 pages. Pictorial card covers....Fair. No Dustjacket. 1961. 606 pages. Pictorial card covers. Tanned, clean pages with bright copy and firm binding. Reasonable tanning to the endpapers, inner-covers and fore-edge. Tearing to base of front hinge. Card covers tanned and rubbed with moderate shelf wear and creasing to edges and corners. Spine is sunned, worn and creased but text remains clear.
Description:Good. No Dustjacket. 1939. First Edition. 717 pages. No dust...Good. No Dustjacket. 1939. First Edition. 717 pages. No dust jacket. Green cloth boards with faded gilt lettering to spine. The pages are clean and clearly legible although mildly yellowed throughout. The boards are mildly tanned along the spine with bumped corners and light rubbing.
Description:BLACK & GOLD TINT DECORATED COVER. in a leatherette binding....BLACK & GOLD TINT DECORATED COVER. in a leatherette binding. Gold gilted top book edge. Includes 586 pages, ribbon, plus a list of Roberts other books and their printing history in back. Decorated map endpapers of THEATRE OF OPERATIONS OF THE NORTHERN ARMY 1775-19776-1977 front and back endpapers. One small address label of previous owner top front e/p. Comes with the book club flyer of this title plus a description of the binding, etc. Very nice copy. There is one flaw...the book cracks when you open it and there is noticed almost hidden hinge opening on the front map area of the endpapers. I'm still going to call it good for the cover is excellent and clean No marks are noticed.
Description:Very Good. No Jacket. 1935, later printing. Inscribed on the...Very Good. No Jacket. 1935, later printing. Inscribed on the title page to (presumably) archaeologist Stanley Gifford, "Inscribed to Stanley Gifford, who knows more about Indians than did the late General Burgoyne, with all the good wishes of Kenneth Roberts, August 27th, 1936." Hardcover, blue cloth. 870 pp. Mapped endpapers. Very Good copy, no dust jacket. Light soil and rubbing to covers; faint sunning to spine. The front hinge is tender, but still intact and without any signs of tearing. Spine has a bit of play to it. Clean and unmarked text. Inscribed by the author.
Description:8 Illus. by ESTA COSGRAVE. Good. No dust jacket. Sewn binding....8 Illus. by ESTA COSGRAVE. Good. No dust jacket. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. Kenneth Roberts Reader of the American Revolution, 2. Audience: Children/juvenile. 1947 EDITION of this publisher with the FIRST 8 ILLUS. ATTACHED TO THIS TITLE BY ESTA COSRAVE. This 1947 edition is the first of the Illus. books. A forest green full cloth cover and black /gold title area on spine. Lots of perks on this 2nd edition. Map endpapers include Theatre of Opoerations of Northern Army 1775-1776-1777. 1947 on title page. 8 illus. of portraits in all accounted for by inspection. There is a very light rubbing on the back, no real damage but noted. Note: Even if the title page stated Doubleday, the phys ical spine of this book states Literary Guild.
Description:Slight spine slant, VG+ (no Dust Jacket). INSCRIBED BY THE...Slight spine slant, VG+ (no Dust Jacket). INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page. Additionally, laid in is a TLS dated May 20, 1949 commenting on RABBLE IN ARMS and the recently published I WANTED TO WRITE. A novel of the Revolutionary War.
Description:Good/Good. Signed & Inscribed By the Author Book 870pgs. Map...Good/Good. Signed & Inscribed By the Author Book 870pgs. Map endpapers. Blue cloth with embossed Eagle on front panel. Author inscription on title page. Front hinge reinforced with a strip of white archival tape at the half titlepage page The spine strip has been glued to the backing and is chipped at the head. Charming vintage illustrated dustjacket has the author photo cut off the back inner flap, excised, as well as some liftoff of text below, price intact, some edge chipping and tape reinforcement at extremities. Now in a fresh mylar sleeve. Scarce edition inscribed by Roberts. Cover art by N.C. Wyeth.
Description:Near Fine/Very Good. Inscribed by Author(s) Book beautiful...Near Fine/Very Good. Inscribed by Author(s) Book beautiful vintage dustwrapper, slight corner clipping to inner flaps, map endpapers, with a few tone marks on the front pastedown, o/w internals fresh and tight, 670p Inscribed by the author on title page.
My headline may sound either confusing or redundant; it's not.
Rabble In Arms is a classic novel, not about the Classical Age, but about the American Revolution. It comes out of that great period of American historical fiction - the 1930's and 40's - when such works were seriously researched and ...
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