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Field, Kate.-

Published by Boston. James R. Osgood and Company, 1873
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Decorative cartouches at beginnings and ends of sections as well as decorative initials for each chapter. A single line illustration. First Edition. 253 pp. 12mo. Minor wear at ends of spineand corners. A Very Good to Near Fine copy of a scarce item. Kate Field, an American writer, devotee of Charles Dickens, author of "Pen Photographs of Charles Dickens's Readings. Taken from Life" based on Dickens' readings in America in 1868, traveled extensively in America and Europe. She wrote much for "Every Saturday", The New York Tribune, etc. and some of these journalistic efforts comprise this volume. In it she reveals her anti-slavery position (despite an element of "Gentlemen's Agreement" bigotry toward Blacks), her stand for women's rights, her affection for Charles Dickens a strong sense of the American personality and an acute awareness of differences between 19th century Americans and Europeans, particularly the French and British. The book is dedicated to " all young women in search of careers or titled husbands. Bookseller Inventory # 6604

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Title: Hap-Hazard.

Publisher: Boston. James R. Osgood and Company

Publication Date: 1873

Illustrator: Decorative cartouches at beginnings and ends of sections as well as decorative initials for each chapter. A single line illustration.

Edition: First Edition.

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