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The Seamstress. A Tale of the Times [alt. title Lizzy Glenn]

The Seamstress. A Tale of the Times [alt. title Lizzy Glenn]

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The Seamstress. A Tale of the Times [alt. title Lizzy Glenn]

by [WOMEN] [ARTHUR, Timothy Shay]

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Philadelphia: R.G. Berford, 1843. First Edition. Octavo (22cm.); disbound; 48pp.; text printed in double columns. Tear at top edge of title page (serving as upper wrapper), small, discreet rubberstamp "Sold by AAS" at spine edge of last leaf, else Good to Very Good overall. A short tale by the immensely prolific author following the travails of a poor Boston seamstress named Lizzy Glenn, later published in 1859 as "Lizzy Glenn, or The Trials of a Seamstress." WRIGHT I 153.

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Bookseller
Lorne Bair Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
45692
Title
The Seamstress. A Tale of the Times [alt. title Lizzy Glenn]
Author
[WOMEN] [ARTHUR, Timothy Shay]
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
R.G. Berford
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Date Published
1843
Bookseller catalogs
Women; Social History; Needle Trades; Literature Before 1900;

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Octavo
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First Edition
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