Norwood, Or, Village Life in New England : By Henry Ward Beecher, from the New York Ledger (1e, 1st Edition, 1868)

By: Beecher, Henry Ward

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Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


549 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, original purple cloth, gilt spine lettering, [xii] + 549 pages + 4-pg publisher catalog in rear, tan endpapers, rag (cotton fiber) paper throughout. ; 1st edition in book form. Title page 1868. Copyright page 1867. No additional printings. ; This was the first novel by the famed Congregationalist preacher. It was originally published in parts in the New York Ledger. A sprawling novel filled with all sorts of odd characters, family life, New England sociability, almost autobiographical. ; Cloth moderately worn at heel and crown, purple color mostly faded to tan. Cloth on spine faded but gilt quite readable. Owner name and April 2, 1868, written on front endpaper, juvenile scribbles on rear endpaper. Four leaves creased at upper tip. No other defects. Everything readable. Binding tight. Scarce.

Title: Norwood, Or, Village Life in New England : By Henry Ward Beecher, from the New York Ledger (1e, 1st Edition, 1868)

Author Name: Beecher, Henry Ward

Categories: Literature & Fiction,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Charles Scribner & Company: 1868

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket

Item: 0.70 lbs

Seller ID: 16325

Keywords: Henry Ward Beecher ; Literature ; Literary Fiction ; New England ; First Editions ; 1860s ; 19th Century ;,