Samuel Hopkins Adams Collection

The Samuel Hopkins Adams collection is complete with the fifty one or so books authored by Sam Adams from 1905 to 1958. Sam Kennedy's book, Samuel Hopkins Adams and the Business of Writing, Syracuse Press, 1999, outlines Sam Adams' life on Owasco Lake near Auburn in upstate New York, across the lake from the Yarington Cottage, Farview. These books are listed here. Many are signed first editions.

# Book Name Year/Edition
1 Great American Fraud 1905
2 The Mystery,w/ Stewart Edward White 1907
3 Flying death 1908
4 Average Jones 1911,1st
5 Secret of Lonesome Cove 1912, 1st
6 Health Master 1913
7 The Clarion 1914
8 Little Miss Grouch 1915
9 Unspeakable Perk 1916
10 Our Square and The People In It 1917
11 Common Cause 1919
12 Wanted:A Husband 1920
13 Success 1921
14 From A Bench in Our Square 1922
15 Flaming Youth, Warner Fabian 1923
16 Sailor's Wives, Warner Fabian 1924
17 Siege 1924
18 The Piper's Fee 1926, 1st
19 Revelry 1926
20 Signed1st 1926
21 Summer Bachelors, Warner Fabian 1926
22 Who and What:A Book for the Clever, editor 1927, 1st
23 Unforbidden Fruit, Warner Fabian 1928, 1st
22 The Flagrant Years, Horace Liveright 1929, signed 1st
23 Godlike Daniel 1930 signed 1st, 2nd presentation copy
24 The Men in Her Life, Warner fabian 1930, 1st
25 Week-End Girl, Warner Fabian 1932, 1st
26 The Gorgeous Hussy 1934, signed 1st,1st second copy
27 Night Bus, Dell map-back 1950
28 It Happened One Night 1935 Academy Award Video
29 President's Mystery Story, FDR w/ others 1935
30 Widow's Oats, Warner fabian 1935
31 Perfect Specimen 1936
32 Maiden Effort 1937, 1st
33 The World Goes Smash 1938
34 The Incredible Era, Warren Harding 1939
35 Both Over Twenty-one 1939, 1st
36 Whispers 1940,1st
37 Book of Ariel, Anonymous 1942, two copies 1sts
38 The Harvey Girls 1944
39 Tambay Gold PB, 1942
40 Canal Town 1944, signed
41 A. Woolcott, His Life 1945, two copies,one a presentation copy
42 Banner By The Wayside 1947
43 Plunder 1947, 1st
44 Pony Express, Landmark 1950
45 Sunrise to Sunset 1950, 1st, signed presentation copy
46 Santa Fe Trail, Land mark 1951
47 The Erie Canal, Landmark 1953
48 Wagons to the Wilderness 1954, 1st
49 Grandfather Stories 1955, second presentation copy, third signed presentation copy
50 General Brock and Niagra Falls 1957
51 Chingo Smith of The Erie Canal 1958 signed 1st
52 Tenderloin 1959
53 At Random, by Bennett Cerf, Adams' publisher 1977 1st