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Moriah's Mourning and Other Half-hour Sketches

Moriah's Mourning and Other Half-hour Sketches

Ruth McEnery Stuart

Harper & Brothers 1898 first hardcover printing. Book is tight and square. No dust jacket. Book has some edge wear and corner bumping. Interior is clean, no bookstore stamps or writing; however there is a stain on inside front page and some slight foxing throughout. One loose illustrated page but all is intact. Age toning is present as is common in books of this vintage. Born in Louisiana, Stuart wrote "American local color writing that emphasizes regional characteristics in landscape, way of life, and language."

Harper & Brothers
$ 25.00 USD

The Love Affairs of an Old Maid

The Love Affairs of an Old Maid

Lilian Bell

Harper & Brothers 1899 hardcover in good condition. No dust jacket. Book has some edge wear and corner bumping, loose hinge in front and back but no loose pages, spine is slightly frayed on ends. Interior is clean, no bookstore stamps but previous owner's name stamp is on front endpage. Age toning is present as is common in books of this vintage. Blue-gray cloth-covered boards with angel figure illustrated in silver. Shield depicts a cat, a tea kettle, an a tea cup. Non-fiction, memoir, or at least it claims to be. Sexuality.

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$ 30.00 USD