The Doctor's Christmas Eve by James Lane Allen 1910

The Doctor's Christmas Eve by James Lane Allen 1910

THE DOCTOR'S CHRISTMAS EVE. By James Lane Allen, The Macmillan Co., New York, 1910.

Classic Fiction Novel


Originally announced under title: A Brood of the Eagle.


American Children's Story:

  1. The Bride of the Mistletoe.
  2. A Brood of the Eagle. (The Doctor's Christmas Eve.)
  3. The Christmas Tree: An Interpretation. (nonfiction)

Allen's three works (series) will serve to complete each other, and they complete a cycle of the theme.


James Lane Allen (1849-1925) was an American novelist and short story writer whose work, including the novel A Kentucky Cardinal, often depicted the culture and dialects of his native Kentucky. His work is characteristic of the late 19th-century local color era, when writers sought to capture the vernacular in their fiction. Allen has been described as "Kentucky's first important novelist".


Hardcover. Dark blue with heavy gilt block over front & spine title. Light spine shift and inside gutter tear. Secure text block with clean pages.
7-1/2 x 5 with 304 pp. plus ads.


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