SILENCE & OTHER STORIES. London and New York: Harper & Brothers, 1898. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-3] 4-336, publisher's decorated light brown cloth stamped in silver fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First British edition. Six stories of New England regionalism. "Silence" is a supernatural tale of second sight and witchcraft set in Deerfield, Massachusetts, during the French and Indian War. Owner's signature on the half title page. The first leaf (a blank) is pasted to front paste-down (or used as the front paste-down), spine ends and corners soft, a good copy. (#172392).
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