Ponkapog Papers

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

Price: $30.00

Hardcover. First trade edition. Blue cloth with gilt-stamped lettering, top edge gilt. Extremities modestly worn, near fine with previous owner's signature on the front free endpaper lacking the scarce dustwrapper.

Item #402373

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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