OLD CHESTER TALES. New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1899 [i.e. 1898]. Octavo, 16 inserted plates with illustrations by Howard Pyle, original pictorial green cloth stamped in brown, white, light green, gray, and gold. First edition. Later issue with "Chester" page 5, line 6. "The quality of Mrs. Deland's short story reached its highest expression in two collections OLD CHESTER TALES (1898) and DR. LAVENDAR'S PEOPLE (1903)." - Quinn, American Fiction, p. 462. Life in an imaginary village in Western Pennsylvania. Wright (III) 1469. Cloth lightly worn at edges, a sound, about very good copy. (#133327).

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