James Branch Cabell : An Illustrated Bibliography

AS I REMEMBER IT: Some Epilogues in Recollections

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First Printing 1955








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Full Title:

Title page recto: [in italic script] As I | Remember It | [in italic] Some Epilogues in Recollection | by | [in italic script] James Branch Cabell | "I am a part of all that I have met." | [McBride Liberty Bell device] | THE McBRIDE COMPANY | New York (see image above).

Title page verso: Copytight 1955 by | JAMES BRANCH CABELL | Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 55-11765 | Printed in the United States of America | Published simultaneously in Canada by | BYRNS & MACEACHERN | Toronto (see image above).


New York: The McBride Company, 1955


Crown octavo [21.6 cm. (8½ in.) x 14.6 cm. (5¾ in.)]; x + 244 pp. + 1 blank leaf; (i) half-title; (ii) BOOKS BY JAMES BRANCH CABELL; (iii) title page; (iv) publication data; v-vi Contents, vii-ix A Foreword (verso blank); (1) fly-title; (2) dedication; pp. 3-111 text of Book One (verso blank); (113) half-title; (114) dedication; 115-243 text of Book Two (verso blank); 1 blank leaf.


Green cloth, gilt lettering and decorations on front cover and spine, all edges trimmed. Spine: [in italic script] As I | Remember | It | Cabell | McBRIDE. Front Cover: [Kalki device enclosed in a shield in lower right corner] (see image above).


For Book One: [in italic] For | both the subject and the manner of this record | [6-line acrostic verse, initials read "PERCIE"] (see image above).

For Book Two: [in italic] For | and in rogation to my collaborator | [8-line acrostic verse, initials read "MARGARET"] (see image above).

Dust jacket:

White paper, yellow ground on spine and front panel, green lettering and decorations. Illustrations by William Chollick (see image above).

Spine: CABELL | [lettered down the spine] AS I REMEMBER IT | McBride

Front panel: AS I REMEBER IT | Some Epilogues | in Recollction | [illustration] [single words spaced one to each line] "I am a part of all that I have met" [signed porrtrait of Mr. Cabell] | by JAMES BRANCH CABELL

Rear panel: [in italic] NEW McBRIDE BOOKS | [blurbs for three titles published by McBride] | [rule] | THE McBRIDE COMPANY, 200 E. 37th St., New York 16, N. Y.

Front flap: [flush right] $3.75 | AS I REMEMBER IT | Some Epilogues in Recollection | By JAMES BRANCH CABELL | 35-LINE BLURB]

Rear flap: [photo of Mr. Cabell] | [14-line quotation from the book, in two paragraphs] | [35-line blurb in four paragraphs]


The verso of the title page states Published simultaneously in Canada by BYRNS & MACEACHERN Toronto. There was not, however, a separate issue under this publisher's imprint. Burns and MacEachern acted as distributors in Canada for the McBride printing.