Saxenhurst: A Story of the Old World and New

By: Eddy, Daniel C.

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(decorated cloth; no dust jacket) [light external soiling, bumped at all corners, slight exposure of board at lower front corner, some wear to spine ends, vintage bookseller's rubber-stamped name (Bertrand Smith's Acres of Books, Long Beach, Calif.) on front pastedown; gilt/maroon decoration on front cover and spine still reasonably bright and attractive]. (B&W plates (photos and drawings)) Historical/religious fiction set in 17th-century England and America, backgrounded by the English Civil War, the execution of Charles I, the rise and rule of Oliver Cromwell, and so on. To escape all this trouble, and to gain a measure of religious freedom, a man and wife (she being the daughter of the Earl of Dorset, occupant of the titular house) emigrate to America, specifically Salem, Massachusetts.

Title: Saxenhurst: A Story of the Old World and New

Author: Eddy, Daniel C.

Edition: First Edition

ISBN Number: NO

Location Published: Philadelphia, American Baptist Publication Society: (c.1896)

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Categories: Fiction: Historical

Seller ID: 20880

Keywords: british history oliver cromwell puritans massachusetts bay colony