Item #1094 The Double Axe. Lauren R. Stevens.
The Double Axe
The Double Axe

The Double Axe

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1961. first edition. hardcover. 8vo 248pp. winner of the Maxwell E. Perkins Commemorative Novel award, given in honor of promising young American writers and named for Scribner's editor Maxwell Perkins, who edited and published F. Scott Fitzgerald, Hemingway, and many others. from front flap: "Early in the thirties, Henry Sawyer took his wife Pasiphy into the Maine woods. On the shores of the St. John River, deep in the wildest and most uninhabited part of that region, he established a farm. Committed to an ideal--of property, of fulfillment through the land--Henry determines to impose a certain destiny upon his wife and the five children who are eventually born to them."

flat signed by author on title page. very good+: mild shelf wear, slightly bumped corners, touch of foxing to edges of text block, flat signed by authors on title page / good: edge and corner wear, mild rubbing and chipping, NOT clipped ($3.95). Item #1094

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