Lydia Bailey – Roberts, Kenneth

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Title: Lydia Bailey
Author: Roberts, Kenneth
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Doubleday & Company, New York
Publication Date: 1947
Edition: First Edition
Book Condition: VG

Comments: No d-j. Pages tanned. Light wear to boards. Writing on FFEP. Small tear on top of back board. Top edge lightly scratched.

Synopsis: A fascinating, thoroughly researched historical novel of Haiti and Africa, and the early United States, outlining Haitians battle for freedom seen through the eyes of one man. This 1947 outing features Albion Hamlin, who comes to Boston in 1800 to defend a man accused of violating the Alien and Sedition Act. In a whirlwind of action, Hamlin is jailed, then escapes to Haiti in search of his client’s daughter, Lydia Bailey, with whom he has fallen in love simply by gazing at her portrait. Roberts is known for his historical accuracy, so this should please fans of the genre.

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Title: Lydia Bailey
Author: Roberts, Kenneth
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Doubleday & Company, New York
Publication Date: 1947
Edition: First Edition
Book Condition: VG

Comments: No d-j. Pages tanned. Light wear to boards. Writing on FFEP. Small tear on top of back board. Top edge lightly scratched.

Synopsis: A fascinating, thoroughly researched historical novel of Haiti and Africa, and the early United States, outlining Haitians battle for freedom seen through the eyes of one man. This 1947 outing features Albion Hamlin, who comes to Boston in 1800 to defend a man accused of violating the Alien and Sedition Act. In a whirlwind of action, Hamlin is jailed, then escapes to Haiti in search of his client’s daughter, Lydia Bailey, with whom he has fallen in love simply by gazing at her portrait. Roberts is known for his historical accuracy, so this should please fans of the genre.

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