Category Archives: Dreiserana (my personal Dreiser library)

a few Dreiser book covers


From my personal library. Images below. For Dreiser Edition book  covers, see


Sister Carrie cover, first edition

Sister Carrie cover, first edition

The Laurel Dreiser, Jennie Gerhardt

Theodore Dreiser, “Jennie Gerhardt,” The Laurel Dreiser, Dell Publishing Company, Inc., 1963

Jennie Gerhardt, cover (Shocken Books)

Theodore Dreiser, Jennie Gerhardt (Shocken Books, 1982)

'The Financier' (Harper & Brothers 1912) - cover

Theodore Dreiser, “The Financier” – original edition (Harper and Brothers 1912)

'The Titan' (The Laurel Dreiser) - cover.jpg

Theodore Dreiser, “The Titan” – paperback; The Laurel Dreiser (1959)

'A Traveler at Forty' - cover.jpg

Theodore Dreiser, “A Traveler at Forty” (New York: The Century Company, 1913)

'The Hand of the Potter' - cover.jpg

Theodore Dreiser, “The Hand of the Potter” (Boni and Liveright, 1918)

'Hey Rub-A-Dub-Dub' - cover.jpg

Theodore Dreiser, Hey Rub-A-Dub Dub: A Book of the Mystery and Terror and Wonder of Life” (Boni & Liveright, 1920)

'A Book About Myself' - cover.jpg

Theodore Dreiser, “A Book About Myself” (Boni and Liveright, 1922)

'Dawn' - cover.jpg

Theodore Dreiser, “Dawn” (Horace Liveright, Inc., 1931)

'Dreiser Looks at Russia' - cover

Theodore Dreiser, “Dreiser Looks at Russia” (Horace Liveright, 1928)

'A Gallery of Women' - cover.jpg

‘Theodore Dreiser, “A Gallery of Women,” Volume 1 (Horace Liveright, Inc., 1929)

'Tragic America' - cover

Theodore Dreiser, “Tragic America” (Horace Liveright, Inc., 1931)

Dreiser, 'Moods' - cover

Theodore Dreiser, “Moods: Philosophic and Emotional; Cadenced and Declaimed” (Simon and Schuster, 1935)

'The Best Short Stories of Theodore Dreiser' - cover.jpg

“The Best Short Stories of Theodore Dreiser”; introduction by James T. Farrell (Fawcett Publications, 1961)

'Forgottten Frontiers; Dreiser and the Land of the Free'.jpg

Dorothy Dudley, ‘Forgotten Frontiers: Dreiser and the Land of the Free” (New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1932)

Charles Samuels, 'Death Was the Bridegroom' - cover.jpg

Charles Samuels, “Death Was the Bridegroom” (Fawcett Publications, Inc., 1955)

'Adirondack Tragedy' - cover

Joseph W. Brownell and Patricia W. Enos, “Adirondack Tragedy,” Fourth Edition

'A Sister Carrie Portfolio' - front cover.jpg

James L. West III, “A Sister Carrie Portfolio” (University Press of Virginia, 1985) – front cover

'A Sister Carrie Portfolio' - back cover.jpg

James L. West III, “A Sister Carrie Portfolio” (University Press of Virginia, 1985) – back cover

'An American Tragedy' - libertto.jpg

libretto, “An American Tragedy” (2005); opera by Tobias Picker; libertto by Gene Scheer

'Sister Carrie' - libretto - cover

libretto, “Sister Carrie” (opera); composed by Robert Livingston Aldridge; libretto by Herschel Garfein


– posted by Roger W. Smith

   May 2017

inventory of Dreiserana (Dreiser books and materials) in Roger W. Smith’s private library


inventory of Dreiserana in my private library


Above is a downloadable Word document which contains an inventory of Dreiserana — books and other materials by, about, and related to Theodore Dreiser — in my personal library.


— Roger W. Smith

   August 2022