Item #409294 Eben Holden. A Tale of the North Country. Irving BACHELLER.
Eben Holden. A Tale of the North Country

Eben Holden. A Tale of the North Country

Boston: Lothrop, [1900]. From the Bart Auerbach Collection. 8vo. Illustrated by F. C. Yohn. Original red gilt-stamped cloth, top edges gilt; with original glassine under a fine pictorial dust jacket with portrait of Eben Holden in black and white, printed in black, white, and red; in a red half-morocco slipcase. Item #409294

First edition, first state of text and binding. The jacket, which has blurbs by William Dean Howells and others, has very minor wear at ends of spine and a fore-corner. A very fine copy, and perhaps unique in the jacket.

'Eben Holden' "is a story of life in the Adirondacks before and after the Civil War, centering around a faithful rural servant" (Hanna, pp. 19-20). Merle Johnson, p. 37; Wright 196. (BA).

Price: $1,500.00

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