Poems by . . . to Which is Prefixed a Short Account of the Author, Including Some of His Letters. JOHN MARRIOTT.

Poems by . . . to Which is Prefixed a Short Account of the Author, Including Some of His Letters.

Publisher: New Bedford, [Mass.]: A. Shearman, Jun., 1805.
Edition: First American edition; the first edition was published in 1803 in Doncaster, England.
Bibliographical References: American Bibliography 8835; Sabin 44692; cf. Johnson, Provincial Poetry, 585.
Condition: Edges somewhat rubbed; prelims a little stained and foxed; very good copy.
Book ID: 25071

Description

Small 8vo, contemporary sheep rebacked. Two pages of publisher's terminal ads.

Comments

A brief biography of Englishman and Quaker John Marriott (1762-1797), followed by a selection of his letters and poems, including a 14-page poem on the African slave trade, which may have justified Marriott's Poems inclusion in Sabin.

Price: $225.00