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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Harriet Prescott Spofford (1835–1921)

Spofford, Harriet Elizabeth (Prescott). An American novelist and poet; born in Calais, ME, April 3, 1835; died in 1921. Her literary success was assured with the publication of the story entitled ‘In a Cellar,’ in the Atlantic Monthly (1859). Among her numerous books are: ‘Sir Rohan’s Ghost’ (1859); ‘The Amber Gods, and Other Stories’ (1863); ‘Azarian: An Episode’ (1863); ‘New England Legends’ (1871); ‘The Thief in the Night’ (1872); ‘The Marquis of Carabas’ (1882); ‘Poems’ (1882); ‘Ballads about Authors’ (1888); ‘A Master Spirit’; ‘In Titian’s Garden’; ‘Priscilla’s Love Story.’ Among her latest volumes are: ‘The Children of the Valley’ (1901); ‘The Great Procession’ (1902); ‘Old Washington’ (1906); ‘A Fairy Changeling’ (1910); and ‘The Making of a Fortune’ (1911). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).