Cloth of Gold and Other Poems

Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1874.

Price: $25.00

Hardcover. First edition. 184pp. Gilt-stamped brown cloth, beveled edges. "First edition" neatly penned on title, front fly loose and laid in, spine ends lightly worn, still a very good copy.

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Cloth of Gold and Other Poems. Thomas Bailey ALDRICH.

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