Mogg Megone, A Poem.

Publisher: Boston: Light and Stearns, 1836.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: BAL 21697; American Imprints 42466.
Condition: Recased with new endpapers (as it was when Spoor owned it); cloth slightly stained and faded; very good copy, enclosed in a red morocco solander case.
Book ID: 27945

Description

16mo, original patterned brown cloth, gilt decoration and lettering on the upper board.

Comments

An early narrative poem by John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1891), based on the story of the legendary 17th century Indian warrior Mogg Hegon. Mogg Megone was first published in the spring of 1835 in two issues of The New England Magazine. From the library of collector John A. Spoor, with his bookplate crowding the front paste-down of this small volume. Lot 1131 in the Spoor sale catalogue, Parke-Bernet, 1939.

Price: $1,250.00

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