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Gleanings: Girlhood and Womanhood, Christmas 1887;

Hill, Elisabeth C.

Published by John C Hill (for private distribution)., 1887
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78 p. Olive green w/ gold & black titles, embossed text & design; printer's ornaments, display caps throughout; green/cream floral endpapers; Crawford & Stockbridge, Binders; beveled edge cloth covered boards. Small print run. A memorial edition of short essays and poems composed over decades by Elisabeth Chase Hill (b. Boston July 3, 1825-m. John M Hill, Dover, NH, Nov. 15, 1843-d. Concord, NH Feb. 4, 1867, diabetes. Notes by author and by her husband and/or editor: "F.M.A. " Obituary included at end. Inscription at front: "Mr. Franklin Evans (sp? ) & Family, with regards of John M. Hill, January 1888". Some works had appeared in "Hill's New-Hampshire Patriot" prior to her marriage. (Could be how they met) & New-Hampshire Statesman. Author educated in South Berwick, ME, and Young Ladies' School, Exeter, NH. Son Howard F. Hill of Montpelier, VT at her death. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Minor bumps, 2 minor cup ring marks on reverse cover. Bookseller Inventory # Alibris.0002975

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Title: Gleanings: Girlhood and Womanhood, Christmas...

Publisher: John C Hill (for private distribution).

Publication Date: 1887

Binding: Hard cover

Edition: Printer: Republican Press Assn.

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