Lays of My Home, and Other Poems. JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER.

Lays of My Home, and Other Poems.

Publisher: Boston: William D. Ticknor, 1843.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: BAL 21727; Pye, Ticknor and Fields, 21.
Condition: Some slight foxing; fine copy.
Book ID: 12936


Small 8vo, later brown half morocco, brown cloth sides, t.e.g., others untrimmed, gilt lettering. 6 pages of advertisements.


¶ “Besides marking the beginning of Whittier’s long association with [Ticknor], Lays of My Home also marked another milestone. It was the first book by an American poet published by an American firm for which the author did not have to pay the publishing costs” (Pye).

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