Item #243 Chestnut Wood: A Tale. Liele Linden.

Chestnut Wood: A Tale

New York: Appleton and Company, 1854. First Edition. Scarce work of a minor nineteenth-century American author, set in upstate New York. Among the odd plot lines present is the heroine’s scoundrelous father uses her in a money counterfeiting scheme.

The Western Literary Messenger in 1855 called it “a genial and wholesome romance.”

8vo. 2 vols. [2], 359pp.; [2], 360pp. Wright II, 1554.
Good in publisher’s brown blind-stamped cloth with gilt-stamped spine, hinges starting, cloth rubbed and worn, with significant spine lean, damp-staining, and scattered foxing throughout. Item #243

Price: $90.00

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