The Shoulder of Shasta. First Edition (1895)
Book ID: 62734
The Shoulder of Shasta. London: Archibald Constable & Co, Westminster, 1895. First Edition. Pp 234, uncut. Bound in publisher’s red cloth, title within device to upper cover stamped in gilt & lettered in gilt to spine. Fading and light soiling to covers, front free endpaper torn with partial loss, otherwise contents in fine bright condition throughout.
Published two years before the release of Stoker’s ‘Dracula.’
Written after one of the American tours as assistant to the actor Henry Irving, ‘The Shoulder of Shasta’ is a romance novel set in the American West, in which a woman in San Francisco travels north and falls in love with a local mountaineer.