Lot 257 of 377:
One of William Cullen Bryant's most popular poems  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$24
Estimate:
$10 - $100

Title:
The Forest Hymn

Author:
Bryant, William Cullen

Place:
New York

Publisher:
W. A. Townsend

Date:
1860

Description:

Pictorial title, every page of text illustrated.  Illustrations by John A. Hows. 8vo, publisher’s full blue morocco, gilt geometric design on the upper and lower boards and in five compartments on the spine, gilt lettering, a.e.g. Printed on the rectos only.  First separate and first illustrated edition.

One of Bryant’s most popular poems, handsomely illustrated by John Augustus Hows, and in an unusually interesting American binding for the period. 


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Condition:
Edges rubbed; very good.

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Item number:
300060
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