New England Legends and Folk Lore In Prose and Poetry by SAMUEL ADAMS DRAKE U. Published by ROBERTS BROTHERS, Boston, a FIRST EDITION 1884. Pages are clean except for minimal foxing and smudges from aging. The "tissue" is still attached between front picture and Title Page. Covers/binding holding but have some separation.
2 dedications, obviously relatives on a front blank page, one 1901 and other 1909. The book is Hardbound with brown cloth boards, gilt lettering, and black highlights. The front shows what looks like 3 witches on a broomstick. There is some shelf wear on corners, abd top and bottom spine.
Very New England Legends and Folk Lore In Prose and Poetry by SAMUEL ADAMS DRAKE U. Best known for his drawings for the first illustrated edition of Louisa May Alcott's novel, LITTLE WOMEN. Book is Hardbound with brown cloth boards, gilt lettering on front and spine, and the profiles in black of witches on broomsticks.Little shelf wear on corners and top/bottom spine. This book is very special. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "decatur24155" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.