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Original brown half-cloth on beige boards. DJ has interior tape repairs of two 2-inch tears and general edge reinforcement top and bottom. An unassuming and nostalgic look back to the American Civil War through the lives of a family who lost two sons in it. Much historical detail adds greatly to the value, from accounts of land transfers to descriptions of implements used in everyday life. Bladensfield House was built about 1690, and its 400 acres of land abound with wildlife and mystical fragrance. Essay by Peter Matthiessen, one of the family and an established author in his own right. 141 pp. Signed on title by Mary Matthiessen Wheelwright(Director from Maine for Stratford Hall) in inscription to the Kenmore Regents.
Title: The Children of Bladensfield
Categories: Social History,
Edition: First Published in 1978
Publisher: N.Y., Sand Dune - Viking: 1978
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Good
Inscription: Mary Matthiessen Wheelwright, One of the Children.
Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 000174
Keywords: Social History. U.S. Civil War. South