Jackson, Helen (H. H.)

Published by Roberts Brothers, Boston, 1884
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Original gray cloth with cover design and lettering in gilt and maroon, small 8vo, 490 pp. + 4 pages ads, floral-patterned endpapers. The prolific novelist, essayist, and poet Helen Hunt Jackson (1830-1885) is now best remembered for her romantic novel "Ramona" which she wrote and published 3 years after her scathing exposé - "A Century of Dishonor" - of the US government's mistreatment of American Indians. "Ramona" was intended to to do for the cause of Indian rights what her friend Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin" had accomplished for the cause of abolition Moderate scuffing and soiling to covers, though gilt lettering and decoration quite bright, fore and bottom edges of title page frayed, 1884 gift inscription and 1933 owner name and date to front blank leaf, a couple pale stains to 4 pages, else very good. Bookseller Inventory # 20075

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Title: RAMONA: A Story

Publisher: Roberts Brothers, Boston

Publication Date: 1884

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First edition, first printing

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We had our open bookshop in the town of Sonoma for a total of 17 years, including 9 years at our East Napa St. location, however, as of April 13, 2013 we have closed our doors. Our business is now conducted online, by appointment, and at the approximately 8 antiquarian bookfairs at which we exhibit annually. Chanticleer Books is a sole-proprietorship owned and operated by Steve Blackmer, a full-time bookseller since 1985 and member of the Antiquarian Booksellers¿ Association of America (ABAA) since 1998.

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