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Ranson"s folly

Richard Harding Davis

Ranson"s folly

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Published by C. Scribner"s Sons in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Richard Harding Davis ; with an introductionby Irvin S. Cobb.
SeriesThe novels and stories of Richard Harding Davis
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 320 p., [5] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13536734M
OCLC/WorldCa10169084

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Ranson's Folly is about the audacious, dare-devil exploits of a junior officer in the U.S. Army, whose position and influence secure a lieutenancy in a Western post.

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The monotony of the life there and its regularity finally drive him into the folly of donning the disguise of a band of notorious highwaymen, and holding up the public coach.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Davis, Richard Harding, Ranson's folly. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,© (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Davis, Richard Harding, Ranson's folly. New York: Scribner's, (OCoLC) Material Type. Buy Ranson's Folly () by Richard Harding Davis online at Alibris.

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Ranson's Folly is a surviving silent film produced by and starring Richard Barthelmess and costarring Dorothy is based on a Richard Harding Davis novel and play, Ranson's Folly, and was filmed previously in and in by Edison.

Cast. Richard Barthelmess - Lt. Ranson; Dorothy Mackaill - Mary Cahill; Anders Randolf - The Post Trader; Pat Hartigan - Sgt. Directed by: Sidney Olcott. This hardbound novel, Ranson's Folly, was written by Richard Harding Davis, and published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, in It is illustrated with five illustrations, and has an Introduction by Irvin S.

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PROVIDENCE, R.I., Jan. -- Robert Edeson to-night appeared here for the first time in Richard Harding Davis's "Ranson's Folly," a play made from the book of the same name. : Ranson's Folly: This book is clean, tight, square with sharp corners (insignificant bumps) and unmarked.

There's some minimal rubbing. The boards are covered in green cloth with gold titles in a darker green box on the spine. The author's initials are blind stamped on the front.

It is illustrated with some glossy, full page, black & white drawings. RANSON'S FOLLY Author Davis, Richard Harding Illustrator Frederic Remington & Others Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used Binding Hardcover Publisher Charles Scribner's Sons Place of Publication New York NY Date published Keywords Davis, Richard, Fiction, Short Stories, Westerns, Illustrated, Remington, Frederic Bookseller catalogs.

(By the way, some reference material has the typo “Ransom’s Folly.”) Based on a novella by Richard Harding Davis, Ranson’s Folly tells the story of Lieutenant Ranson (Richard Barthelmess), an adrenaline junkie who is disappointed that a lull in the Sioux Wars has put a damper on his “exciting” military career.

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Rubbed to extremities; internally clean and sound. Very good indeed. Item # You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: Ranson's Folly Author: Richard Harding Davis Release Date: May, [EBook #] This file was first posted on August 3, Last Updated: March 4, Language: English Character set.

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