Driftwood : Signed 1st Edition

By: Hoffmann, Albert Frank, with Charles A. L. Reed

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199 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, dark red cloth, gilt lettering, top edge gilt, orange and gilt mottled endpapers, [xxii] + 199 pages, glossy b/w frontispiece portrait photo of author, 4 additional glossy b/w plates, about 160 original poems with rhyme and meter. English throughout, with a few German words and phrases here and there. SIGNED by author in fountain pen. ; Biographical introduction by Charles A. L. Reed. ; A wonderful selection of works of mystical Midwest poet Albert Frank Hoffmann, whose verses were published in many newspapers including Cincinnati Commecial-Gazette, American Israelite, Catholic Telegraph, South Dakota Mail, etc. ; Topics include Christian, inspirational, Biblical topics, reincarnation, memorials, Kentucky, Cincinnati, love, more. Several poetic tributes to popular men of the day including Robert G. Ingersoll and John Brown Gordon. ; Exterior shows moderate wear, pale spots to cloth. Pale discoloration to upper edges of about half of the textblock. Everything is readable. Gilt on front is very bright with only slight rubbing. Gilt on spine dull but readable. Binding is tight. Quite scarce in any condition.

Title: Driftwood : Signed 1st Edition

Author Name: Hoffmann, Albert Frank, with Charles A. L. Reed

Categories: Literature & Fiction,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: S. Rosenthal & Company: 1907

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18334

Keywords: Autographed ; Signed ; Poetry ; Cincinnati ; Ohio History ; Kentucky History ; Midwest US ; Image ; Inspirational ; Spirituality ;,