QUAKER IDYLS. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1894. Small octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-ii] iii [iv] [1-3] 4-223 [224: blank] [225-228: publisher's ads], inserted frontispiece, original oatmeal cloth, front and spine panels stamped in brown, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. First edition. Eight short stories about eighteenth and nineteenth century Quakers in Boston, Philadelphia, and New York. "Quaker Idyls, by its very existence, is unusual; traditionally Friends maintained a strong testimony against fiction. And yet this book emerged in the midst of that ban. What a graceful little first flowering of Quaker stories." - Quaker Artists. Wright (III) 2110. Slight spine lean, a clean, bright, nearly fine copy. (#131169).

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