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Early Days in Wellesley: Being Casual Recollections of Boyhood and Later Years-1867-1881

by Gamaliel Bradford

Condition: Good


Wellesley: Wellesley Historical Society, 1928. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. shelf wear to tips, corners, and edges of the book, scattered embosses of the Wellesley High School and their bookplate; no jacket. Gamaliel Bradford (1863 – 1932), the "Dean of American Biographers", was an American biographer, critic, poet, and dramatist. In poor health for most of his life, Bradford wrote an astonishing 114 biographies over a period of 20 years. Every effort is made to ship all books and other items within 24 hours. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!



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