Ponkapog Papers

Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1903.

Price: $45.00

Hardcover. First edition. Brown cloth with printed paper spine label. Contemporary owner's name inked on front pastedown, gutter cracked, spine mottle and chipped, a good only copy lacking the scarce dustwrapper. One of two hundred copies printed.

Item #399760

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Ponkapog Papers. 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