James Branch Cabell : An Illustrated Bibliography

THE SILVER STALLION: A Comedy of Redemption

Hall Code
SS-A5 (K)
Fifth Printing 1926















Full Title:

Title recto: The Silver Stallion | [in decorative italic] A Comedy of Redemption | by | JAMES BRANCH CABELL | [Kalki device] | [in italic] "Now, the redemption which we as yet | await (continued Imlac) will be that of | Kalki, who will come as a Silver Stallion: | all evils and every sort of folly will perish at | the coming of this Kalki: true righteousness | will be restored, and the minds of men will | be made clear as crystal." | [in decorative italic] Robert M. McBride & Company | NEW YORK MCMXXVI (see image above).

Title verso: COPYRIGHT, 1926, BY JAMES BRANCH CABELL | FIRST PUBLISHED, 1926 | [in italic] First Printing, April, 1926 | Second Printing, April, 1926 | Third Printing, May, 1926 | Fourth Printing, May, 1926 | Fifth Printing, August, 1926 | PRINTED IN THE U. S. A. BY | GUINN & BODEN COMPANY, INC. | RAHWAY, N. J. (see image above).


New York: Robert M. McBride & Co., 1926.


Crown octavo [20 cm. (7⅞ in.) x 16.2 cm. (6⅜ in.)]; pp. xiv+360 (Note: leading blank leaf is not counted in collation); blank leaf; (i) half-title; (ii) [all enclosed in a single ruled box] BOOKS by MR. CABELL; (iii) title page; (iv) publication data; (v) dedication; (vi) Note as to the text of The Silver Stallion; vii-viii THE LORDS THAT POICTESME HAD IN DOM MANUEL'S TIME; ix-xii Contents; (xiii) Introductory Note (verso blank); text pp. (1)-354; pp. 355-358 Compendium of Leading Historical Events; last leaf blank; pp. (i), (25), (59), (95), (131), (169), (205), (245), (281), and (315) are fly-titles; pp. (24), (26), (60), (94), (96), (132), (169), (170), (206), (244), (246), (282) and (316) are blank.


Brick red cloth, gilt lettering and decorations on front cover and spine; top edge trimmed, else untrimmed. Spine: THE | SILVER STALLION | [rule] | CABELL | McBRIDE. Front cover: [Kalki device in a double ruled circle, located to lower left] (see image above).


TO | CARL VAN DOREN | [12 line acrostic verse in three stanzas. Last stanza in italic] (see image above).

Dust jacket:

Not seen.