Book #18956

The Old Gentleman Of The Black Stock

Thomas Nelson Page
Book #18956 The Old Gentleman Of The Black Stock. Thomas Nelson Page.

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good+
Publisher: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1901.
Illustrator: Illustrated by Howard Chandler Christy

A charming early edition, orig. published [BAL 15387] in 1897 in slightly soiled, Very Good+ condition, original green cloth, rubbed along edges. Top edges gilt. From the collection of Betty Anderson, legendary art director of publisher Knopf in the late 20th century.


The Old Gentleman of the Black Stock is the story of an old farmer who lives on a small farm in the Carolina Mountains. The old farmer is a widower who has been farming the land for almost fifty years. He is a very wise man and has a lot of wisdom to share with the young people who come to visit him on the farm. The old farmer is also a very good storyteller and he can spin a tale like no one else.; B & W and Colorplates; 8vo.

Price: $60.00