Prudence Palfrey; A Novel (with ALS laid-in)

Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1874.

Price: $250.00

Hardcover. First edition. Small octavo. With an illustrated frontispiece plate. Publisher's purple cloth with gilt centerpiece on the front board. Laid-in is an Autograph Letter Signed: "Boston, Jan'y 18, 1900, Dear Sir: It will be a pleasure to me to do what you ask. Will you kindly send the books to me at the office of Messrs. Houghton, Mifflin & Co., No. 4 Park Street?, Very truly yours, T.B. Aldrich." Fading to the spine, a very good, handsome copy.

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Prudence Palfrey; A Novel (with ALS laid-in). Thomas Bailey ALDRICH.
Prudence Palfrey; A Novel (with ALS laid-in)
Prudence Palfrey; A Novel (with ALS laid-in)
Prudence Palfrey; A Novel (with ALS laid-in)

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