THE ANGEL OVER THE RIGHT SHOULDER, OR THE BEGINNING OF A NEW YEAR
Book Details + Condition: Warren F. Draper (Andover, MA). First edition, 1852. Scarce. Hardcover measuring 6.5" x 4.5". 29 pages. Short story by American author Elizabeth Wooster Stuart Phelps, which tells the story of a woman attempting to find time for personal enrichment within the confines of domesticity. This edition includes a frontispiece engraving depicting a woman with children. Blue cloth covers are embossed with text and graphic, with the front having gilt detail. Firm binding; rubbed corners and edges; light wear to boards, with a bit of darkening; interior is clean and free of markings, save pencilled inscription to ffep and occasional age-darkened spots to pages.