Collector's 1915 antiquarian first edition, first printing hardcover book - Deborah Moses or Pen Pictures of Life in New England.
Historical fiction at its finest with SUPERB illustrations and photographs. Written by Andrew Wellington.
Publisher: Good Will Publishing Co., Concord, New Hampshire, Copyright, 1915, first printing. Photograph Copyright: A.S. Burbank, Plymouth, Ma. Not ex-lib.
Portrays pioneers of Colonial America with emphasis on Plymouth, Massachusetts, and legacy of the Pilgrim settlement in New England.
Plot: Young Debbie Moses was a little girl when she helped her father defend their home. Dedication: Memory of Pioneer Mothers of Colonial New England.
EXTRAORDINARY Illustrations and photographs depicting New England settlements, Colonial Life, American Indians, Pequot Indians, tribal life, important historical monuments, nature & more.
16 magnificent black & white-grayscale full page glossy plates, frontispiece; outstanding period art. Photos do not fully capture detail; wait until you see. WOW!
Pioneer Fort, Massasoit Treaty, Carolina Pow Wow Treating Sick,
Miles Standish Statue, Old Oaken Bucket, Meetinghouse, Church
Colonial Homestead, Colonial Chair & Spinning Wheel, Bear Trapping & more.
Hardcover, lovely blue embossed cloth boards, bright gilt titles. BRILLIANT glossy illustration pages, 8"x 9", 550pp. NOT ex-library.
Excellent condition. Cover excellent/bright/clean-light shelfwear including spine fading-light edgewear-corner bumping.
Pages excellent/very good+/bright/clean-light general wear-minimal yellowing-some light buckling/few pp-some light spotting bottom.
Front endpaper inscription; we love any kind of provenance.
Incredible shape for 100 years old!
Do not pass up this scarce gem; a must have for your collection.
Will make a FABULOUS gift!!