Boston: Bowles and Dearborn, 1827. Edition: First edition. Bibliographical References: BAL 4422; American Imprints 28656. Dana’s first book, preceded by several pamphlets. It includes one of his most celebrated poems, The Buccanner, a long verse narrative of the supernatural. Presentation inscription on the front blank for a school prize dated December 31, 1827.
Cambridge: Published by John Owen, 1845. Edition: First edition. Bibliographical References: BAL 12075; American Imprints 45-3949. ¶ An anthology of 50 poems from lessor celebrated poets - poetical waifs - compiled by Longfellow and introduced with his poem entitled "Proem." The interesting assortment of poets includes Jones Very, Harriet Martineau...
Cambridge: Published by John Owen, 1842. Edition: First edition, second printing, with "second edition" on the upper wrapper and title-page. Bibliographical References: American Imprints 42-3013; cf. BAL 12068. ¶ The second printing of Longfellow's popular poems on the slavery question, issued shortly after the first.