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George Augustus Baker

New York

poet, lawyer, fantasy story author

Baker was born in New York City and graduated from City College of New York and from Columbia Law School.

[Source: Edmund Clarence Stedman (ed.), An American Anthology 1787-1899 779 (Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1900)]

He died in New York City, on September 18, 1906. [W. Stewart Wallace, A Dictionary of North American Authors Deceased Before 1950 22 (Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1951)]


Thoughts on the Commandments


George Augustus Baker, Point Lace and Diamonds (New York: F.B. Patterson, 1875)

(New York: Frederick A. Stokes Co., new & rev. ed., 1875)(New York: R. Worthington, 1882)(New York: White, Stokes, & Allen, new & revised ed., 1886)(New York: Frederick A. Stokes & Brother, new & revised ed., 1888)(New York: F. A. Stokes Company, 1890)(New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1891) [online text] (New York: Frederick A. Stokes Co., new & rev. ed., 1893)(New York: Frederick A. Stokes Co., 1899)(Freeport, New York, 1969)

___________________, Molly's Prenuptial Flirtation (New York: E.S. Werner, 1907)("dramatization of poems originally published in Point Lace and Diamonds")


George A. Baker, The Bad Habits of Good Society (New York: F.B. Patterson, 1876)(1875) [online text] ([New York: G. W. Carleton], 1885)(New York: White, Stokes & Allen, 1886)

_____________, Mrs. Hephaestus and Other Short Stories, Together with West Point, A Comedy in Three Acts (New York: White, Stokes, & Allen, 1887) [online text]