Publisher: New York: W. A. Townsend, (1860).
Edition: First separate and first illustrated edition.
Bibliographical References: BAL 1669; Hamilton, Early American Book Illustrators, 1758.
Condition: Edges a little rubbed; very good copy.
Book ID: 14900
Description8vo, 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. Pictorial title; every page of text illustrated. Printed on the rectos only.
CommentsOne of Bryant’s most popular poems, handsomely illustrated by John Augustus Hows, and in an unusually interesting American binding for the period.