The Children of Bladensfield

By: Ward, Evelyn D. [Peter Matthiessen]

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Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 141. Goldenrod cloth boards with brown quarter cloth and gilt spine titling. Graphic illustrated front endpapers, rear enpapers with family tree showing Ward descendants and connection to Matthiessen. Brown illustrated jacket. Includes the essay "Homecoming" by Matthiessen. Black and white photos throughout. Very slight edge wear to boards and jacket with creasing, minor chipping and a tape repair on verso to a closed tear. "Matthiessen made his first trip to his mother's [Elizabeth Bleeker Carey] family ancestral home in Virginia in 1956. He recalls his trip and meeting with his uncle, William Randolph Ward. An account of his maternal family history and the fate the Wards and Careys and their home since the Civil War is given as he remembers his subsequent visits to Bladensfeld" (Robeson, C46). Dust jacket present. First Edition.

Title: The Children of Bladensfield

Author Name: Ward, Evelyn D. [Peter Matthiessen]

Categories: Biography & Memoir,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Sand Dune Press (Viking): 1970

ISBN Number: 0670216615

ISBN Number 13: 9780670216611

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very good

Jacket Condition: Very good

Seller ID: 27811