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THE HAUNTED ADJUTANT AND OTHER STORIES . Edited by His Son, Edmund Quincy

Quincy, Edmund

Edité par Ticknor and Company, Boston, 1885
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Octavo, pp. [1-6] [1-3] 4-366, flyleaves at front and rear, inserted frontispiece (photographic portrait of the author), original maroon cloth, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. A posthumously published collection of short fiction. The author (1808-1877), a member of a prominent Boston family (his father was president of Harvard from 1829-1845), was editor of the ABOLITIONIST from 1839 to 1856. "Apart from his activities as an abolitionist, Quincy was also well known among literary people as a writer of fiction and biography. His WENSLEY: A STORY WITHOUT A MORAL (1854; reprinted in WENSLEY, AND OTHER STORIES, 1885), a sympathetic study of early American society, reveals a cultivated mind, a genial humor, and a graceful style, and was called by Whittier 'the most readable book of the kind since Hawthorne's BLITHEDALE ROMANCE.' In THE HAUNTED ADJUTANT, AND OTHER STORIES (1885) are collected some of his best short stories." - DAB. The title novella is a rationalized and allegedly humorous ghost story. A family copy inscribed on the recto of the first leaf: "Mrs. Josiah Quincy -- / from the Editor / Feb. 1886." Wright (III) 4408. Spine panel sunned, some bubbling of cloth on covers, inner hinges repaired, some scattered mild foxing to text block, a sound, good copy. (#118061). N° de réf. du libraire 118061


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Titre : THE HAUNTED ADJUTANT AND OTHER STORIES . ...

Éditeur : Ticknor and Company, Boston

Date d'édition : 1885

Reliure : Hardcover

Edition : 1st Edition

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