[New York]: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, 1927. Reprint of 1917 first edtion. Pictorial cloth. INSCRIBED by the Author "With Best Wishes for the New Year" in 1930 on the front free endpaper, 8vo, green cloth with red lettering on spine & front cover with inset colored image of a Conestoga wagon at sunset, publisher's green topstain; xv, [xvi-xviii] + 467 pages. Very Good. Item #8910
Hannibal Hamlin Garland (1860 – 1940) was an American novelist, poet, essayist, short story writer, Georgist, and psychical researcher. He is best known for his fiction involving hard-working Midwestern farmers.
A Son of the Middle Border was the author's first novel and first in his Middle Border series. It's the semi-autobiographical story of a boy growing up on a Dakota homestead after the Civil War. Garland's second in the series was A Daughter of the Middle Border, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography.
Solid clean copy with slight wear to covers. Light uniform age-toning to pages. Clear mylar jacket added.