THE TRAVELER AND THE GRAPES. John Baird.

THE TRAVELER AND THE GRAPES. New York: Broadway Publishing Co., [1907]. Octavo, pp. [1-6] [i] ii-iii [iv] [1] 2-258 [259-266: ads], double flyleaves at front and rear, four inserted plates with illustrations by William L. Hudson, original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, t.e.g., other edges rough trimmed. First edition. Allegorical heroic fantasy with magic and supernatural elements in which a virtuous, but poor, young traveler is enchanted by eating magic grapes and becomes king of an imaginary medieval country. A werewolf makes a very brief, but significant appearance at the end of the story. Bleiler (1978), p. 13. Reginald 00731. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 B-95. A fine copy. (#151847).

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