Lot 65 of 327:
John Greenleaf Whittier's first book  

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Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
Legends of New-England

Author:
Whittier, John G.

Place:
Hartford

Publisher:
Hanmer and Phelps

Date:
1831

Description:

142 pp. (12mo) 18.3x11 cm (7¼x4¼") original cloth backed boards, paper spine label. First Edition.

First edition of the author's first collection of poetry. This copy with verso of leaf [1]3 in BAL state 'C' (page numbered iv), and with the corrected states of the title page and copyright page. BAL 21671.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Spine label chipped, boards worn, hinges cracked, small corner lacking on rear endpaper; foxing; very good.


 
Item number:
286487
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