Figs and Thistles


This antique hardcover book is bound in dark brown boards, with decorative black lettering on the front cover, and bright gilt spine lettering. Some cover, edgewear; inner pages somewhat browned; most clean and unmarked. A "romance" in the classical sense of a tale of adventure and passions, this story is set in the "Western Reserve," present-day Ohio, in the 1850s-1870s. 538 pages; approx. 5"x7".



  • Figs and Thistles: A Romance of the Western Reserve
  • Albion Tourgee
  • Fords, Howard and Hulbert. 1879