William Dean Howells

The Rise of Silas Lapham

originally published:
Boston : Ticknor and Company

We offered this copy of the first edition, with first state ads, in our Catalog 119.


  • Johnson Highspot of American Literature(1885)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 3/1/1837
died: 5/11/1920
born as: William Dean Howells

American novelist and critic, preeminent in late 19th-century American letters. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature