Title: The Quaker Soldier; Or, the British in ...
Publisher: Philadelphia: T. B. Peterson & Brothers
Publication Date: 1866
Book Condition: Good
xxix, 569 p. ; 19 cm. Original brown cloth boards w/ publisher's emblem blind-stamped to cover. Boards are rubbed esp. to extremities. Spine has been rebound w/ brown and gilt title label. Front hinges reinforced w/ tape. Previous owner's inscription on recto of frontis. 1874 dedication from a mother to her son, Benjamin Homer Poole, who went on to become Vice President of Homer Brass Works. Some spotting to pages, otherwise clean, if a little age-toned. Newspaper article about the author pasted in blank leaves at rear. A rare historical novel about the British in Philadelphia. Bookseller Inventory # 000754
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