A Collection of Poems, Chiefly Manuscript, and from Living Authors. Edited for the Benefit of a Friend by . . JOANNA BAILLIE.

A Collection of Poems, Chiefly Manuscript, and from Living Authors. Edited for the Benefit of a Friend by . . .

Publisher: London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1823.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: NCBEL III, 364; Ruff, Poetical Works of Scott, 178; Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, page 77.
Condition: Edges a little rubbed; some light foxing; very good copy.
Book ID: 23784

Description

8vo, 19th century black quarter calf, marbled paper sides, gilt decorations and lettering. Bound without the half-title and the publisher's terminal ads.

Comments

Over 80 original poems assembled by Ms. Baillie, including notable contributions from her friends Scott (the first appearance of the one act play “McDuff’s Cross”), Crabbe, Campbell, Southey (the first appearance of “The Cataract of Lodore”), Hemans and Wordsworth (the first appearance of two sonnets - both of which were altered in later publications).

Price: $375.00

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