Nathan Appleton Scrapbook

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1867-1898

An album containing clippings of the serial publication "Harry Ashton's Ramblings," with a handwritten preface, penciled editing notes, photographs, and letters from publishers. The story was published in the Boston Globe in 1873 and concerns the fictional travels of Harry Ashton in Europe and Russia. Much of the story was based on the author's own travel experiences. Correspondents include Charles Lever, Richard Kimball, John Lillies, J. Wesler Harper, T. Niles, Lucy Derby, Franklin Burgess, and William Dean Howells.

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MC 1998.4