1858 · New York
A young married couple in upstate New York." Alice B. Haven, one of the many pseudonyms used by Alice B. Neal, spent her childhood in Hudson, New York, where many of her stories take place. The story of the Coopers first appeared as a twelve-part series in Godey's Lady's Book, the famous women's magazine.
Provenance: On front flyleaf, the signature of Julia A. Caldwell.
Wright, II, 1129. Publisher's brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine and blind-stamped decoration to boards. Front board reattach to spine, with bottom inch of cloth also reattached. Front joint (outside) cracked but holding. Edges and extremities rubbed; bottom corner of rear board lacking a bit of the actual board, the cloth remains. Bottom corner of pages water-stained. Foxing and light staining throughout interior. => A fair copy. (Inventory #: 37816)