An Old Town By the Sea

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1917.

Price: $20.00

Hardcover. Visitor's Edition. 12mo. Without dustwrapper as issued. Very good. Front hinge cracked. Title on spine faded. Color illustration on front board worn. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more detailed condition information.

Item #266597

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Thomas Bailey Aldrich
birth name: Thomas Bailey Aldrich
born: 11/11/1836
died: 3/19/1907

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Poet, short-story writer, and editor whose use of the surprise ending influenced the development of the short story in America. He drew upon his childhood experiences in New Hampshire in his popular classic The Story of a Bad Boy (1870). - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore