Whittier, John Greenleaf
Title Literary Recreations and Miscellanies, 1e : (1st Edition, 1854)
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.