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Delaplaine: Or the Sacrifice of Irene.

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Delaplaine: Or the Sacrifice of Irene.

by Walworth, Mansfield Tracy

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  • Hardcover
  • first
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New York: G.W. Carleton & Co, 1871. First Edition . Hardcover. Good. 300 pp. Green cloth with title in gilt shield on spine, purple endpapers. First edition of the author's fifth book, a novel set in ancient Persia. Walworth wrote rather lurid historical novels, his best known being Warwick. His personal life would have made a classic second rate novel of the period. The son of a popular judge in Saratoga Springs, he married his ste sister. Early in the marriage it turned out Walworth was a wife beater. After years of separations and increasingly odd behavior Mansfield moved to New York City. The letters he sent to his wife included death threats, and in 1873, Francis Hardin Walworth, his 19 year old son, resolved the situation by going into the city and fatally shooting his father. Wright II 2621. Original owner's name on ffep ornamented by beautifully drawn flourishes. Spine slant, edge wear, some foxing throughout. Good


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Delaplaine: Or the Sacrifice of Irene.
Walworth, Mansfield Tracy
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First Edition
G.W. Carleton & Co
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New York
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We invite you to browse through the approximately 1800 books we have listed online on a wide variety of subjects, including strong holdings in Maine history and literature, lumbering, the North Woods of Maine, and Eastern Woodland Indians. We've been in business since 1975, over 25 years with a general antiquarian bookshop in Bangor.We are open by appointment; most of our stock of over 20,000 old and rare books have never been listed online, including a large selection of books on Maine and the Maine Woods. We are regularly adding to our inventory with new acquisitions.


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