Kent Bicknell

Kent Bicknell founded and then directed a progressive school in central New Hampshire for forty-four years. He has published several articles on the Transcendentalists and in 1995 acquired and edited an unpublished Gothic thriller by Louisa May Alcott, A Long Fatal Love Chase, which became a New York Times best-seller.

July 14, 2022
My collecting began with Civil War artifacts when I was a teenager. My mother, an elementary school teacher, had a keen eye for antiques and our home had several pieces of Shaker furniture.