The Silver Stallion

Cabell's Contributions to Books

FRANCES NEWMAN'S LETTERS, edited by Hansell Baugh

Hall Code
Cabell Contribution(s)
First Printing
A Note on Frances Newman















Full Title:

Title page recto: FRANCES NEWMAN'S| LETTERS | [in italic] Edited by | HANSELL BAUGH | [in italic] With a | Prefatory Note | by James Branch Cabell | NEW YORK | HORACE LIVERIGHT : 1929 (see image above).

Title page verso: COPYRIGHT, 1929, BY HANSELL BAUGH | MANUFACTURED IN THE U. S. A. (see image above).


New York: Horace Liverright; 1929


Crown octavo [21.2 cm. (8 5/16-in.) x 15 cm. (5⅞-in.)]; xii + frontispiece + 372; (i) half-title (verso blank); frontispiece leaf not counted in pagination; (iii) title page; (iv) publication data; v--xi A NOTE ON FRANCES NEWMAN by James Branch Cabell; (xii) editor's NOTE; 1-367 text (verso blank); (369) fly-title (verso blank); 371-372 INDEX


Red cloth spine over purple paper boards; gilt lettering on spine; top edge trimmed, else untrimmed. Spine: FRANCES | NEWMAN'S | LETTERS | HORACE | LIVERIGHT (see image above).


Black & white photograph of Frances Newman; her facsimile signature as subscript (see image above).



Dust jacket:

Buff paper; black lettering and decorations (see image above).

Spine: Frances | Newman's | Letters | + | [in italic] Edited by | Hansell | Baugh | [publisher's device] | HORACE | LIVERIGHT

Front panel: [upper left: b&w caricature of Frances Newman signed "PUGH," enclosed in a double ruled box] [all enclosed in a double ruled box broken at upper left by caricature] Frances | Newman's | Letters | [in italic] With a preface by | JAMES | BRANCH | CABELL | + Edited by Hansell Baugh +

Rear panel: [in italic] HAVE YOU READ FRANCES NEWMAN'S | The Hard-Boiled Virgin? | [wavy rule] | [excerpts from five reviews by James Branch Cabell, H.L. Mencken, W.E. Woodward, Compton MacKenzie, and Isabel Paterson] | [three exceprts from newspaper reviews in two columns] | [in italic] Eighth printing $2.50

Front flap: [flush right] $3.00 | FRANCES | NEWMAN'S | LETTERS | With Which Are Included | Letters To Miss Newman From | JAMES BRANCH CABELL | COMPTON MACKENZIE | H. L. MENCKEN | [in italic] And a prefatory | "Note on Frances Newman" | by JAMES BRANCH CABELL |

Rear flap: Second edition $2.50 | DEAD LOVERS | ARE FAITHFUL LOVERS | By FRANCES NEWMAN | [5 excerpts from reviews]