THE GATES AJAR by ELIZABETH STUART, HAS SOME WEAR 1869 TO BE EXPECTED, SEE PICS

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  • Sold Date: May 22, 2013
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Fields, Osgood & Co., Boston, 1869. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket.
248 clean pages. Hinges loosening but no webbing exposed. Dark brown "carbon-paper" feeling endpapers; name ffep. Pages browning a bit. Dark green boards w/ blind stamped design around edges front and back. Gilt lettering on spine is faded a bit. Boards are moderately shelfworn, including bumped and lightly fraying corners and spine ends. Soiled lightly. Exact edition number of this impression is unknown. "ELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD (1844-1911), American author and philanthropist, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on the 31st of August 1844. She was the granddaughter of the Rev. Moses Stuart, and the daughter of the Rev. Austin Phelps (1820-1890) who became a professor in the Andover Theological Seminary in 1848, and Elizabeth Stuart Phelps (1815-1852), who wrote. Sunnyside (1851), a popular book in its day, and other works. In 1848 she removed with her parents to Andover, where she attended private schools. When she was in her teens she wrote short stories for the Youth's Companion, The Atlantic Monthly and Harper's Magazine. She wrote many juveniles', especially Sunday-School, books, such as the Tiny and the Gypsy series. In 1868 appeared in The Atlantic Monthly her short story, The Tenth of January, a narrative of the falling and burning
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