The Robber Bridegroom by Eudora Welty $32
The story, inspired by and loosely based on the Grimm fairy tale The Robber Bridegroom, is a Southern folk tale set in Mississippi. At the opening of the novella, the legendary Mike Fink meets gentleman robber Jamie Lockhart, and Lockhart comes out on top. The story follows Clement Musgrove back to his home on the Natchez Trace, where he lives with his daughter, Rosamund, and second wife, Salome. Lockhart kidnaps Rosamund, and the two quickly fall in love.
Cover design by Paul Rand.
PAPERBACK, 18.25cm x 11cm x 1cm, 185 pages. Published by Atheneum 25, 1963.
Front cover has no visible wear, back cover has some slight flecking. No missing or damaged pages, no creases or tears, and no underlining/highlighting of text or writing in the margins. Very minimal wear and tear.