1920s Shorty McCabe by Sewell Ford


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This book was copy written in 1906 by Mitchell Kennerley, and this particular copy was published by Grosset and Dunlap with no date. In pencil, written in the inside is "to Harry From Bill Merry Xmas 1921" so I assume it was published around 1920. It was written by Sewell Ford (1868-1946) who wrote many books but is famous for the McCabe and Torchy books.

I believe this is the first in a series about Shorty McCabe since it is just titled that and others are titled "Shorty McCabe On the Job" and the like.Shorty McCabe is a fictional boxer. It has 316 deckled edge pages and a hardback, rust colored linen cover. The spine in the back is started to loosen. The edges are somewhat worn, the pages are slightly yellowed. It is 7.5 x 5".


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