LETTERS FROM FRATERNITY. By A.L. McCorrison.
1931 1st edition. 8vo (132 x 192mm). Ppii,251. Not illustrated, introduction by Ben Ames Williams. Buff-coloured paper-covered boards, spine titled in "Fraternity is the fictious name of the Maine town in which some of Ben Ames Williams' stories are laid - many people think they are his best reportage of life in Maine, past and present. This is a collection of letters "sent from Bert McCorrison, farmer of Maine, to Ben Ames Williams, they give an intimate picture of a vanishing New England, and they are a one fishing trip, McCorrison has spent his entire life within a forty mile range of his birthplace. But it has been a rich and complete life of hunting, farming, watching the weather, fishing, training his well-loved dogs, going to Town Meeting, and playing cribbage. It was while Ben Ames Williams.. ..on a trout-fishing expedition that he came to McCorrison's farm, and ever since (they have) kept up a close friendship both through correspondence and companionship. The homely, honest, yet beautiful touch in this sequence of letters recalls many fine things - the pioneer heritage of our country, the face of Lincoln done in granite, the brooding already included Bert McCorrison in many of his stories about Fraternity under the pseudonym, Chet McAusland.
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|Author||A.L. McCorrison, Williams (Ben Ames), Editor.|
|Book Description||Unobtrusive bump, small, equally unobtrusive stain to rear board else very good. Small stain to rear of otherwise clean dust-wrapper.|
|Publisher||E.P. Dutton and Co.|