William Austin, Creator of Peter Rugg, Being a Biographical Sketch of William Austin, Together with the best of His Short Stories. Walter Austin.
William Austin, Creator of Peter Rugg, Being a Biographical Sketch of William Austin, Together with the best of His Short Stories
William Austin, Creator of Peter Rugg, Being a Biographical Sketch of William Austin, Together with the best of His Short Stories

William Austin, Creator of Peter Rugg, Being a Biographical Sketch of William Austin, Together with the best of His Short Stories

Boston: Marshall Jones Company, 1925. First Edition. Octavo. Item #027277

338 pages, index. One of the first American short stories, the Peter Rugg character deals with the supernatural as well as mystery. Besides the Peter Rugg, the Missing Man story, it also includes The Late Joseph Natterstrom; Martha Gardner, or Moral Reaction and The Man with the Clocks. It is no wonder that Amy Lowell and Louise Imogen Guiney wrote of this early American tale. Bound in dark blue linen lettered and ruled in gilt, spine gilt lettered, top edge gilt. A fine bright copy in two pictorial dust jackets.

Price: $55.00

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