In the "Stranger People's" Country: A Novel

In the "Stranger People's" Country: A Novel

Craddock, Charles Egbert (Mary Noailles Murfree)

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Harper & Brothers
Date Published: 1891
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Book Id: 37989


360; [4]pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] Light brown decorative cloth designed in dark brown and gilt. Frontispiece, six plates, and one other illustration. Two leaves of advertisements at the rear. Very good. The extremities are gently rubbed, bumped and soiled. Subtle spine lean. There is a former owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. The title page is entirely detached, but present. Tanned pages. From the collection of Berkeley book collector and letter press printer, John Ruyle, with his notes in pencil on the front free endpaper. Wright III: 3890. Listed in "American Lost-Race Fiction: The Stuart Teitler Collection," a catalog produced in 2008 by Serendipity Books of Berkeley, California.


Charles Egbert Craddock is the pseudonym for Mary Noailles Murfree. With elements of superstition and strange doings. Involves a burial ground of a prehistoric lost race of "Pygmy people" of Tennessee.