Publisher: Cambridge: Printed by Hillard and Metcalf, 1821.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: BAL 1587; American Imprints 4861.
Condition: Paper spine skillfully repaired; some light foxing; an unusually fine copy, enclosed in a chemise and pull-off morocco case.
Book ID: 25749
Description12mo, original printed brown boards, untrimmed.
CommentsBryant’s first collection of verse, edited anonymously by Richard Henry Dana, Sr. and E. T. Channing. Among the eight poems which make their first collected appearances here are two of Bryant’s most famous, “Thanatopsis” and “To a Water Fowl.” Bookplate on the front paste-down of the important collector of American literature, Frank Maier.