Lot 431 of 459:
Harriet Prescott Spofford, The Amber Gods 1st ed  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$48
Estimate:
$10 - $100

Title:
The Amber Gods and Other Stories

Author:
Prescott, Harriet Elizabeth

Place:
Boston

Publisher:
Ticknor and Fields

Date:
1863

Description:

[viii], 432 pp. (8vo), original blind-stamped purple cloth, gilt lettering, top edge gilt. First Edition.

The second book by Harriet Prescott Spofford, published under her maiden name. A collection of seven stories, several of which are tinged with Gothic influences. Includes Spofford's early detective story, 'In a Cellar' and the title story, a Gothic fantasy. The Amber Gods is still in print today. Scarce. 


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Condition:
Light wear and rubbing to cloth; very good.

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Item number:
290755a
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