Books About James Branch Cabell


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First Printing 1993















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Title page recto: [in italic] James Branch Cabell | AND | Richmond-in-Virginia | [in italic] Edgar MacDonald | University of Mississippi / Jackson (see image above).

Title page verso: Chronology reprinted from James Branch Cabell Centennial Essays, copyright © 1983 Louisiana State University Press. Reprinted by | permission. | Copyright © 1991 by the University of Mississippi | All rights reserved | Manufactured in the United States of America | 96 95 94 93 4 3 2 1 | The paper in this book meets the guidelines for permanence and | durability of the Committee on Production Guidelines for Book | Longevity of the Council on Library Resources. | Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data | MacDonald, Edgar E. | James Branch Cabell and Richmon-in-Virginia / by Edgar | MacDonald. | p. cm. | Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index. | ISBN 0-87805-622-X (alk. paper) | 1. Cabell, James Branch 1879-1958-Homes and haunts- | Virginia-Richmond. 2. Cabell, James Branch 1879-1958- | Knowledge-Virginia-Richmond. 3. Authors, American-Virginia-Richmond-Biography. 4. Authors, American- | 20th century-Biography. Richmond (Va.)-Social life and | customs. 6. Richmond (Va.) in literature. I. Title | PS3505.A153Z65 1993 | 813'.52-dc20 | [B] 92-44966 | [flush right] CIP | British Library Cataloging-in-Publication data available (see image above).


Jackson, Miss.: University Press of Mississippi; 1993


Medium octavo [23.5 cm. (9¼-in.) x 16 cm. (6¼-in.)]; xxiv + 374 + 1 blank leaf; (i) half-title (verso blank); (iii) title page; (iv) publication data; (v) dedication (verso blank); (vii)-viii Contents; (ix)-xi Acknowledgements (verso blank); (xiii)-xxii Introduction; (xxiii)-xxiv Chronology; (1) fly-title (verso blank); (3)-348 text; (349)-353 Bibliographical Notes (verso blank); (355)-359 Works Cited (verso blank); 361-373 Index (verso blank); 1 blank leaf. Pp. (ii), (vi), (x), (2), (106), (108), (238), (354), (360), and (374) are blank. Pp. (1), (107), and (237) are fly-titles.


Green cloth; lettering on spine (only) in metallic purple; all edges trimmed. Spine: MacDonald | [in italic] James Branch Cabell | AND | Richmond-in-Virginia | [device] | Mississippi (see image above).


FOR | Richard Slatten: [in italic] Encourager (see image above).


Unmarked pale cream endpapers.

Dust jacket:

White paper, purple ground on spine and front and rear panels; text in purple, black, and white (see image above).

Spine: [lettered down in white, two lines] James Branch Cabell | AND-RICHMOND-IN-VIRGINIA [lettered down in black] Mississippi

Front panel: [left side ground in purple, right side ground purple over greyscale photo of James Branch Cabell as a youth in fancy dress, text in white] JAMES | BRANCH | CABELL | AND | [device] | RICHMOND- | IN-VIRGINIA | [greyscale photo of Mr. Cabell. from 1913] | EDGAR MACDONALD

Rear panel: [greyscale group photograph] | [lettered in black] "The James Branch Cabell School." Here Cabell holds court on Halloween, 1923, in | West Chester, Pennsylvania. He is seated center in dark suit. Dorothy Hergesheimer is | seated to his right, Phoebe Gilkeyson on his left. Seated at far right are Blanche and Alfred | Knopf, and seated at far left is Priscilla Cabell with Joseph Hergesheimer to her left. | [in black, in centered white unbordered box] ISBN 0-87805-622-X | [bar codes] | [at base of panel, in black] University Press of Mississippi

Front flap: [in purple] James Branch Cabell | and Richmond-in-Virginia | [in black] Edgar MacDonald | [47-line blurb]

Rear flap: [in black on white ground] Edgar MacDonald, Senior Cabell Scholar at | the James Branch Cabell Library at Virginia | Commonwealth University, is the coeditor of | [in italic] Ellen Glasgow: Centennial Essays and James | Branch Cabell: Centennial Essays. | Photo credits: Courtesy James Branch Cabell Library