Item #1722 George Allen, the Only Son. Mary Anna Fox.

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George Allen, the Only Son.

Boston: Published by William Peirce, No. 9, Cornhill, 1835. 12mo, original green cloth, front cover with gilt-stamped title, blind-stamped ornament on spine and covers. 136 pp.

First edition. A work of didactic fiction chronicling the demise of a young atheist. It was evidently popular. Wright records four editions. Mary Anna Fox's only other recorded work is The Discontented Robins (1842). OCLC records eight copies.

REFERENCES: Wright 999.

CONDITION: Very good, early ownership inscription dated 1839 on flyleaf.

Item #1722

Price: $275.00

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