The Real America in Romance Complete in 13 Volumes 1909 & The American Crusade 2 Volumes 1927 Art Edition William Wise & Company

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Explore the rich tapestry of America's past with 'The Real America in Romance,' a complete 13-volume set accompanied by 'The American Crusade' 2-volume set, art editions published by William Wise & Company between 1909 and 1927.

This collection offers a diverse array of literary works—from captivating short stories and heartfelt poems to dramatic novels. Each piece is infused with historical insights and embellished with detailed illustrations, photographs, and maps that bring the narratives to life.

The volumes delve into the complexities of love, life, and loss, intertwined with humorous tales of ghostly encounters. These stories not only entertain but also reflect on the profound mysteries of life and the sublime beauty of nature.

Key Details:

  • Author: Edwin Markham
  • Publisher: William Wise & Company
  • Publication Years: 1909, 1927
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Condition: Wear on some book boards, yellowing of pages
  • Dimensions: Each volume is 9x7x1 inches
  • Illustrations: Frontispiece in each volume, numerous in-text and full-page illustrations

Why This Collection is a Must-Have:

  1. From romance and adventure to reflective poetry, this collection spans a broad spectrum of themes.
  2.  Offers a unique glimpse into America's past, filtered through Markham’s distinctive perspective.
  3.  Each volume features illustrations that enhance the text and add visual depth to the stories.

Immerse Yourself in Literary History:

Owning 'The Real America in Romance' and 'The American Crusade' is like having a window into the soul of early 20th-century America, seen through the eyes of a renowned poet and educator. This set is perfect for families, educators, and anyone who cherishes historical literature and the art of storytelling.


Be Aware: Bookends shown in photos are not included.

These vintage items have been previously loved and show signs of wear typical of aged pieces. We encourage you to view the pictures as a guide and reach out with any questions or for additional photos.

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