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Author Name    Whittier, John Greenleaf

Title   Literary Recreations and Miscellanies, 1e : (1st Edition, 1854)

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good with no dust jacket

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Boston: Ticknor & Fields; 1854

Seller ID   5292

431 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt spine title, 431 pages, 8-pg publisher catalog in rear. ; 1st edition, 1854. This is an actual book from 1854, not a flimsy print-on-demand reprint. ; Rare collection of Whittier's writings for newspapers. Topics include: Swedenborg. Utopian schemes. Slavery. Black men in the Revolution and War of 1812. Other history. Longfellow's poem Evangeline. Literary criticism. The Little Iron Soldier. Various other fiction. Charms and Fairy Faith. More. ; Moderately worn. Corners bumped. Cloth torn at crown. Minimal foxing. Owner name (Esther Scott) penciled on title page in old hand. Binding tight.

Price = 20.00 USD


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