Ishmael; or, in the depths

Philadelphia: T. B. Peterson & Brothers, 306 Chestnut Street, [1876]. First edition, 8vo, pp. [4], 21-718, [2], 1-21, [11]; engraved portrait frontispiece; original brown cloth, gilt-decorated spine; minor edge wear, one gathering extended, very good. Southworth was a prolific author, with over 60 novels published. She based Ishmael on a well known but anonymous local in low circumstances who raises himself by worth and application. She considered it er best work. Wright III, 5091. Item #56318

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