As the Sparks Fly Upward (Howell Mystery Series 10) 1919 Printing

By: Brady, Cyrus Townsend

Price: $47.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good


As the Sparks Fly Upward (Howell Mystery Series 10) by Cyrus Townsend Brady in Good Collectible Condition. All pages are present and unmarked, some pages with the end of the upper corner tip missing. Moderate plus age toned paper. Extremely tight binding. Thin paper wraps (pictorial front) with foxing, soil, creases, edge nicks, a few edge spots with little piece missing, vertical spine edges split, wrinkled spine. 1919 reprint of 1911 novel by Rev. Cyrus Townsend Brady (1861-1920, a novel in the Howell Mystery Story Series, number 10, in which every story is a rattle good mystery or adventure yarn. (from the back cover). This edition does not contain the preface written by the author, and has no illustrations. Described in the back of the book advertisements: This master story teller has written a tale every chapter bristling with strange, unusual and exciting incidents. This particular story has caused great comment, and we know you will enjoy it. In the preface (not present) of the first edition, Brady calls this a problem novel in which the problem is not solved. The title is based upon two verses from the Old Testament, Job 5: 6,7, Yet man is born unto trouble, as the sparks fly upward [from a fire]. It is believed that As the Sparks Fly was the novel upon which the lost film Hearts Adrift starring Mary Pickford was based, giving no credit to Brady, who sued the studio, Famous Players Film Company. The Howell Publishing Company, Chicago IL, 1910. 7-1/4 x 4-7/8 inches, 18.5 cm.Always! Free Standard Shipping in USA!

Title: As the Sparks Fly Upward (Howell Mystery Series 10) 1919 Printing

Author/Composer: Brady, Cyrus Townsend

Categories: Books General,

Edition: reprint

Publisher: Howell Publishing Company (Chicago IL): 1919

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: 009118

Keywords: Cyrus Townsend Brady, American Authors, Novels, Early Paperbacks, Howell Mystery Series, Books, Christian, Collectible, Antiquarian, Job 5,