THE STORY OF WAITSTILL BAXTER. With Illustrations by H.M. Brett…

THE STORY OF WAITSTILL BAXTER. With Illustrations by H.M. Brett (signed by the author)

Edition: First printing

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1913. Green cloth gilt lettered. pp (viii), (374) + frontispiece with tissue guard and three other colour plates inserted. Some sunning to spine and margins of covers; yellowing to page edges; else fine. Cream non-pictorial dust jacket has large chips to tips of darkened spine, with loss of the bottom inch; separated along inner front panel but neatly reattached internally with clear archival paper tape; light tanning to the panels, with short tears to rear panel; just fair, but the panels show well. Very scarce in jacket. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR and with an ink quotation in her hand - "Men may come to [know?]/ May go by Saco Water / that rolls under the / bridge on its way to / the sea." A novel set on the Saco River of New Hampshire and Maine. BAL 22668.; Signed by Author

Book ID: 20344
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