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Campbell's Gertrude of Wyoming with letter  

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Gertrude of Wyoming; A Pennsylvanian Tale and Other Poems

Campbell, Thomas


Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orme



[iv], 134, +8 ad pp. Errata slip tipped in at front. 29x23.5 cm (11¼x9¼") original green boards, paper spine label, custom cloth chemise and green morocco backed slipcase. First Edition.

Recounts the 1778 Wyoming Valley Massacre. Tipped to the front free endpaper is a two page autograph letter, signed to Scottish author John Galt expressing regret at his inability to be able to provide a requested writing. Letter dated 3 March 1815. Very rare in the original untrimmed state.

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Front joint split, boards loose, light foxing to boards and within; very good.

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