Margaret Deland The Rising Tide
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Margaret Deland

The Rising Tide

Harper and Brothers 1916
First Edition

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FIRST EDITION ADVANCED COPY Harper and Brothers, New York, 1916. Hardcover. First edition. Illustrated by F. Walter Taylor (4 plates). Near Find book in very good dust jacket with scattered foxing. Stated “Published August, 1916”

The Rising Tide is a novel about issues confronting women in the years just before suffrage by the American writer Margaret Deland (1857–1945) set in the 19th century fictional locale of Mercer, an Ohio River community that represents Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The novel tells the story of Frederica Payton, a "new woman" who illustrates the extremes of the feminist question.