Whoa! You can't favorite your own shop.

Whoa! You can't buy your own item.

Whoa! You can't favorite your own item.

Whoa! You can't add your own item to a list.

Add this item to a treasury!

Close
You don't have any treasuries yet. Enter a title below to create one.
Close

This item has been added.

View your treasury.

Vintage Book The Stag's Hornbook

Like this item?

Add it to your favorites to revisit it later.

Description

You want to know how people though in the early 1940's? Not much differently than today, actually, except they could express themselves better.

THE STAG’S HORNBOOK, edited by John McClure and published in 1943 by Alfred A. Knopf (Second Revised Edition, Second Printing) is a collection of semi-comic poetry aimed at the drinking man. It includes a new section of war poetry selected by William Rose Benet.

The hard covers are dark blue cloth with gold print and design on the spine and a gold illustration of a man reading on the front. The publisher’s colophon (trademark) is blind stamped on the bottom back corner. Corners are lightly bumped but otherwise the covers are very clean. There is no dust jacket. Top page edges appear darkened; there are brown marks (foxing) on the first three and last three pages; otherwise pages are clear.

The book is approximately 6” by 4” (16mo) and has 513 pages.

A collection of poetry originally published in 1918, this book contains many classics. Very clean and neat little book.

Reviews

5 out of 5 stars
(2)
Reviewed by Leonora1978
5 out of 5 stars
Dec 12, 2017
Very happy with my antique book! It has been a pleasure doing business with you.
The Works of Lord Byron Including the Suppressed Poems 1829

Reviewed by 4444donna4444
5 out of 5 stars
Jul 16, 2016
Fantastic!!!! Super Seller ~ As Described ~ Safe & Fast Shipping
Antique Window Sash Weight

Payments

Secure options
  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Etsy keeps your payment information secure. Etsy shops never receive your credit card information.

Meet the owner of BooksVintageCrafts

Joyce and Jack Wedge

Vintage Book The Stag's Hornbook

Ask a question
$12.36
Don't wait. There's only 1 of these available.

Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1940s
  • Feedback: 2 reviews
  • Favorited by: 2 people
  • Gift message available

Shipping

Ready to ship in 1–2 business days
From Canada

You may also like

What’s wrong with this listing?

The first thing you should do is contact the seller directly.

If you’ve already done that, your item hasn’t arrived, or it’s not as described, you can report that to Etsy by opening a case.

Report a problem with an order

We take intellectual property concerns very seriously, but many of these problems can be resolved directly by the parties involved. We suggest contacting the seller directly to respectfully share your concerns.

If you’d like to file an allegation of infringement, you’ll need to follow the process described in our Copyright and Intellectual Property Policy.

Review how we define handmade, vintage and supplies

See a list of prohibited items and materials

Read our mature content policy

The item for sale is…