Oldport Days

By: Higginson, Thomas Wentworth

Price: $45.00

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268 pp. With 10 heliotype illustrations from views taken in Newport, R.I. expressly for this work. Assumed 1st, no other printings listed. Higginson was an archetypal New Englander, educated at Harvard Divinity School, Unitarian minister, anti-slavery activist, mentor of Emily Dickenson, related to signers of the Declaration of Independence, etc., etc. This delightful book is one of not centered on politics or one of his many causes, but simply on life at "the beach" when the tourists depart -- the fact that the beach was Newport just makes it more interesting. A famous book, here in its original edition.Ribbed brown cloth with bright gilt decoration, white library #s, spine chipped top and tail, brown Victorian endpapers brittle as usual, old library pocket, normal library markings, some foxing, signatures showing, slight cocking, but otherwise clean. ; Ex-Library; Small 8vo

Title: Oldport Days

Author Name: Higginson, Thomas Wentworth

Categories: History: U.S. & North America,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Boston, James R. Osgood and Company: 1873

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 001135

Keywords: Newport Rhode Island; New England History,