Out of the Depths; or, The Rector's Trial

By: Leslie, Madeline [Baker, Harriette Newell Woods]

Price: $25.00

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Book Condition: Near Fine

First edition. Ink gift note on front endpaper ('Netta Crouse, from her friend Mary Becker, July 14, 1899'). We have more books available by this author!. vi, 244 pp. Original blue cloth, black embossed design of Pegasus emerging from a row of leaves, gilt title panel, green endpapers. Engraved frontispiece. A story focusing on members of the clergy in Canterbury. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Harriette Newell Woods Baker (August 19, 1815 – April 26, 1893) was a prolific American author of books for children. Herriette Newell Woods was born on August 19, 1815 in Andover, Massachusetts. She began writing at an early age and had her first story published at age 10. Baker attended Abbot Female Seminary. She married Abijah Richardson Baker on October, 1 1835. Baker's first books were published in 1860 under the under the pseudonym Mrs. Madeline Leslie. It is believed that she went on to write anonymously or pseudonomously over 200 books. One of her other common pseudonym was Aunt Hattie. Many of her books had a religious or moral theme and her style was considered very true to life, with well drawn characters. She died in New York on April 26, 1893.

Title: Out of the Depths; or, The Rector's Trial

Author: Leslie, Madeline [Baker, Harriette Newell Woods]

Categories: American, Early Imprints, Trade & Signed Bindings,

Publisher: Ira Bradley & Co. / Bradley & Woodruff: 1899

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2268427