Lot 256 of 377:
Memorial to William Cullen Bryant with previously unpublished poem  

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The Bryant Memorial Meeting of the Goethe Club of the City of New York. Wednesday, October 30th, 1878


New York

G. P. Putnam's Sons



Frontis portrait. 8vo, contemporary red half morocco, marbled paper boards, gilt lettering, t.e.g., others untrimmed. First Edition.

One of several memorials to Bryant shortly after he died. This one contains a previously unpublished poem and speech by Bryant, as well as contributions by Longfellow and Whittier, among others. 

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Bookplate of American book collector Roderick Terry on the front paste-down. Edges a little rubbed; light foxing to the portrait; very good.

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