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Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1885. First edition. Original brown cloth, gilt, decorated in brown, blind, and gilt, all edges stained orange, 223 pp. "P. Deming, as he is known to the literary world....is a native of New York state, having been born near Albany in 1829. He is a graduate of Vermont University, and up to some four years ago was a stenographer in the higher courts of the State. Several years since he was admitted to the bar, but has never practiced. His real connection with literature, as a writer, dates from early in the seventies, though prior to this period he had contributed several articles to several of the leading metropolitan journals. In 1872-3 a series of short stories, including 'Lost', 'John’s Trial', and 'Willie', began to appear over his signature in 'The Atlantic', and were extensively copied by the press. The location of each story was laid among the Adirondacks, and the entire number were remarkable for their rare simplicity of narrative and artistic finish" ("The Critic", May 2, 1885). Very light rubbing, a Fine copy.
Title: Tompkins and Other Folks. Studies of the Hudson and the Adirondacks.
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Seller ID: deming,p.philander.150boston:houghton,mifflin,18