The Country of the Pointed Firs. Sarah Orne JEWETT.

The Country of the Pointed Firs. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1896.

First Edition, Second Issue. A series of character studies in a small Maine town that had once been a prosperous whaling village, recounting stories of or from a few of its inhabitants. Most of the stories are those of the town’s women, left widowed or single by the dangers that befell sailors in particular but late 19th century life in general. Regarded at her best work. Almost Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket with shallow loss at spine ends and flap corners.

Price: $1,000.00

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