1919. Item #84646
FREEMAN, Mary E. Wilkins. EDGEWATER PEOPLE. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1918 (This is a later printing in 1919, code D-T). 315 pp. 8vo., quarter red cloth stamped in gilt, orange paper covered boards. Moderate shelfwear, corners bumped. Spine slightly rolled. Samll chip to half title preceding text. Quite scarce. BAL 6403. Freeman (1852-1930) was a prominent 19th century author, writing chiefly about New England life. In April 1926, Freeman became the first recipient of the William Dean Howells Medal for Distinction in Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.