New York: Viking Press, (1967). 8vo. Mustard-colored cloth. 255 p. First Edition. Fine in sunned, lightly soiled & price-clipped d/j. 
Finely crafted & researched story by an author (b. Melrose, Mass.) set in 1805 Massachusetts. It interweaves the story of Amity & her family with fascinatinhg history: the persistence of high feeling against the "Tories" thirty years after the Revolutionary War, the building of inland waterways in New England, and the origin and spreading of the famous Baldwin apple.