Book ID: 27884 Lectures on American Literature, with Remarks on Some Passages of American History. SAMUEL LORENZO KNAPP.
Lectures on American Literature, with Remarks on Some Passages of American History.

Lectures on American Literature, with Remarks on Some Passages of American History.

Place and Imprint: (New York:) Published by Elam Bliss, 1829.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: American Imprints 39223; Sabin 38075.
Condition: Edges a little rubbed; some light foxing and faint stains; very good copy.
Book ID: 27884

Physical Description

8vo, 19th century black half morocco, marbled paper boards, gilt lettering.

Comments

A landmark work on the history of American literature by Samuel Lorenzo Knapp (1783-1838), author, local Massachusetts politician and lawyer. In 15 "lectures" Knapp writes about the origins of an American literature and the influences on it of the American Revolution. From the library of a great American literary critic, Edmund Clarence Stedman (1833-1908), with his bookplate on the front paste-down.

Price: $425.00

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