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1916, Eyes

1919, Shepherd
1924, Man
1924, Mine
1925, Son Father 
1925. Brian K
1926, Barb W
1928, Shepherd
(1928, Lights)
1930, Eyes
1935, When Man
1936,  Matthews
1936, The Mine
1936, Wild Brian
1937, West  Gold
1937, Out West
1937, Secret Vly
1937, Californian
1941, Shepherd
1949, Massacre
1959, Shep (TV)
1964, Shepherd

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E Clampus Vitus
Bittersweet
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The Winning of Barbara Worth

List of Editions


Letter designations are from my book, Harold Bell Wright's Books and Collectibles.  Editions I have discovered since publishing the book are in this "teal" green color.  (Editions or variations in blue type contributed by Dave Hadsell.)

a.  *Book Supply Co., 8/1911 burgundy, white dust jacket with F. Graham Cootes illus. {lt} 

a3.  BSC,  Burgandy-Gold Same as Chudleigh's A except for Reviewer's Copy stamp

b.  *Book Supply Co., 8/1911 full limp green morocco, top edge gilt {et} 

c.  *Book Supply Co., 8/1911, removable "ooze" (suede) leather cover,  was offered by BSC on book or as separate item for 70 cents.  Every book ordered with leather cover also had "Barbara Package Band" -- a special wrapping {1913 BSC Catalogue, p. 13} 

d.  *Book Supply Co., 8/1911, "Author's Advance Copy Compliments of Elsbery W. Reynolds and Harold Bell Wright" stamped in gilt on cover 

e.  Burt, August 1911, dark green, yellow letters, Cootes drawing of Barbara Worth in center of cover  {lt} 

f.  Burt, Aug., 1911, dark green, orange letters, egg-shaped picture on cover, Burt title page  {Chudleigh examined}

g.  Burt, Aug., 1911, dark green, white letters, egg-shaped picture on cover, Burt title page 

G2.  BURT Dk Grn - White Same as Chudleigh's G except BSC title page

h.  Burt, Aug., 1911, dark green, black letters, egg-shaped picture on cover, Burt title page. 

ha.  Burt, 1911, green, no picture on cover, framed Burt title page, mentions Their Yesterdays on title page.  (S) or (5) on last page. {Chudleigh saw} 

hb. BURT,  wine cloth, black letters, same as Chudleigh's "ha" except for color + list of best
sellers G thru K

 

i.  Burt,  (1913), gray, announces The Eyes of the World to be published Aug., 1913 {gc} 

i2.  BURT,  Pea Green Same as I except for Cover

j.  Burt, (1913), green, announces  The Eyes of the World to be published Aug., 1913 {lt} 

k.  Burt, Photoplay, (1926), light green, no picture on cover, photos inside "from Samuel Goldwyn's presentation of the Henry King Photoplay production."  {gc} 

l.  Burt, Photoplay, (????) forest green, no picture on cover, same photos inside but "Courtesy United Artists Corporation," "(S)" on last page. {gc} 

m.  Grosset & Dunlap, no date, "Madison Square," blue, red letters, {lt} 

M2.  G & D Blue-Red Reduced royalty notice top inside flap of DJ - No S on last page

n.  Grosset & Dunlap, 1966, light green & white cloth pattern, 8.25"," yellow letters. 

o.  Thorndike, 1983, 8.5", red spine, beige Barb. W. on cover, no dust jacket, large print {lt}

p.  Holtville Tribune, 1987.  Facsimile reprint of 1911 edition. Green library binding.  1000 copies printed, without dust jackets.

q. Holtville Printing and Graphics, 1991.  Facsimile reprint of 1911 A.L. Burt edition with Green binding.  Similar to above but with color picture of Barbara on cover and "Limited Edition 1991 Holtville Printing and Graphics" stamped on cover.  ISBN 0-9618473-0-1.  A limited edition of 450 copies, individually numbered and signed by Norman Wright, youngest son of Harold Bell Wright.  Due to errors by both the typesetter and the binder, the title page and spine mistakenly attribute this edition to the Holtville Tribune.  

q2.  Imperial County Historical Society Commemorative Edition, 1998.  ISBN 0-9618473-5-2.  Maroon cover hot stamped in gold to match the 1911 first edition.  Preface by Norman Wright, introduction by Lawrence V. Tagg, and appendices describing the production of the original book, the plays, the movie, collectibles, sites, etc.  Numbered edition of 250 copies, signed by Norman Wright until his eyesight failed, and after that signed by one or the other of Wright's grandsons below a rubber stamp of Norman's signature.  Has all the original illustrations plus many other pictures.  This volume has a color frontispiece of Barbara, a booklet in the back marking the unveiling of the Winning of Barbara Worth manuscript in the Pioneers' Museum, and a framable 8" x 10" portrait of Barbara.  Available from the Imperial Valley Historical Society, 373 East Aten Road, Imperial, CA 92251.  Phone: 760-352-1165.   $49.50

W.  Harold Bell Wright Society Edition, 1998.  ISBN-0-9618473-6-0.  Green cover to match the 1911 Burt edition, with a pasted-on egg-shaped picture of Barbara.  The text, illustrations, preface, introduction, appendices, etc. are the same as the Historical Society edition, above, but there is NO color frontispiece, framable picture, or souvenir booklet.  Available from the Harold Bell Wright Society.  $29.95

r.  Hodder & Stoughton, (1911)     {in H&S, The Recreation of Brian Kent} 

s.  H&S, (1923)  {British Museum, 1965} 

SA.  HODDER & STOUGHTON,  Red-Black Mentions "A Son Of His Father" which was published in 1925

t.   Appleton, has one photo from movie edition. {J}    {BIP 1901-28} 

u.  Buccaneer, 1975, library binding, {BIP 1989/90}

v.  G & D Pictoral,  - Horse & Rider

 

 

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