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The Elfreth Book of Letters

Edited by Susan Winslow Hodge. Foreword by Anthony N. B. Garvan

320 pages | 7 x 10 | 4 illus.
Paper 1985 | ISBN 9780812212082 | Add to cart $22.95s | Outside N. America £18.99

In 1835 Jacob R. Elfreth purchased a small blank book for his four children to write in frequently. This facsimile edition of their letters will charm and delight everyone with its intimacy.

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