ELIZA WOODSON; or, The Early Days of One of the World's Workers. A Story of American Life.

New York: A. J. Davis & Co., 1864. 1st edition thus (cf. Wright 888). xi, [12] - 425, [3] pp. Publisher list last 2 pages. Illustrated. 12mo. Publisher's blue-green cloth binding with gilt stamped title lettering to spine. Slight lean. Modest wear. POI to ffep. Title leaf starting in lower 3". Withal, a solid VG copy of a decidely uncommon title. Item #32044

"Eliza Woodson, a revision of My Early Days [1859], an autobiographical novel treating Farnham's life as a foster child in a home where she was treated as a household drudge and denied the benefits of a formal education. The fictional heroine reflects Farnham's own character as a tough, determined individual who works hard to achieve her goals, overcoming all obstacles." [per the 'novelguide' website].

Price: $250.00

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