Oldtown Folks

Publisher fields osgood
Year 1869
Edition 1st US
Pages 608
Binding Hardcover
Condition Very Good
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Boston, Fields Osgood: 1869 FIRST U.S. EDITION, FIRST PRINTING date on title and copyright pages. This is SCARCE hardcover first edition indicia this publisher/year]. NICE COPY! -- maroon pebbled cloth. Gilt lettering stamped on spine; blind-stamped art front board. [FINE -- no tears; no marks; etc.]; brown endpapers. Overall, perhaps ** VERY GOOD+ condition **. Book is very clean; square; straight; tight; well-kept; etc. Internally excellent. Wear spine ends/board corners. -- one of the most famous titles in American literature by author of UNCLE TOM'S CABIN, Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896), born in Connecticut. She is also considered one of the main precursors of the "local color school", influencing Sarah Orne Jewett, Celia Thaxter, Rose Terry Cooke and others, with THE PEARL OF ORR'S ISLAND (1862) and OLDTOWN FOLKS. 608pp