Whittier, John Greenleaf

Published by Boston, Ticknor and Fields, 1864, 1864
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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A pleasant copy of the first edition, first issue with semi-colon to line 10 of page 146. Brown cloth is textured and has lines blindstamped into front and back covers forming design including flowers in corners. A clean copy inside and out, tightly bound. Fading to spne gilt lettering but title still visible. On page with chip in margin from having been opened too quickly, but not affecting the text. Ads at back dated Nov. 1863. Ownership signature on front second blank (uncolored) flyleaf datted Feb. 1864. Slight bend of tip of first brown flyleaf at bottom right corner. Top edge of text block gilt. This classic of Civil War poetry includes first printing of the poem Barbara Frietchie which was the basis for two silent films in the early 20th century. Small Octavo, 152pp + 2pp of Ads. Bookseller Inventory # 2640

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Publisher: Boston, Ticknor and Fields, 1864

Publication Date: 1864

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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