New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1931.
First edition. 477 pp. 8vo. DEDICATION COPY INSCRIBED TO THE AUTHOR’S SON. Half Morocco and dark blue cloth, custom binding by Atelier Bindery for Charles Scribner's Sons. Title in gilt on spine, minor scuffing to edges and corners, else VG. Item #309004
A very handsome presentation copy which is also dedicated to Train’s son, John, and inscribed: “To “Choo-choo” with much love from “Pop” the Puritan and the author. Arthur Train May 31, 1941”
Better known for his legal thrillers and the creation of the fictional lawyer, Mr. Tutt, this book, is described as “an informal account of certain Puritans & their descendants from the American Revolution to the present time, their manners & customs, their virtues & vices. Together with some possibly forgotten episodes in the development of American social & economic life during the last one hundred & fifty years…”.
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