THE SILVER HORDE by Rex Beach with Jacket 1909


THE SILVER HORDE. By Rex Beach, Illustrated by Harvey T. Dunn,

A. L. Burt Company, New York, 1909.


The Silver Horde is a 1909 romantic drama novel, 1920 silent adventure film, and 1930 American pre-Code classic film starring Joel McCrea as a fisherman torn between two women, played by Evelyn Brent and Jean Arthur. A young man goes to Alaska to establish a salmon business. The film was shot on location in Ketchikan, Alaska. The title is a reference to the salmon fishing industry in Alaska, and the color of the fish bulging in the fishermen's nets.

Olive green with a pictorial paper panel on cover. Secure text block with a shifted spine. Has scarce illustrated jacket, with vertical crease at spine, few small edge tears and light soil. 7-1/2" x 5" with 389 pages plus one & book ads.

First Edition.


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