Poems. TRANSCENDENTALISTS, David Atwood Wasson.

Poems.

Publisher: Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1888.
Edition: First edition.
Condition: Frontis portrait lightly foxed; a fine, bright copy,
Book ID: 28074

Description

8vo, original decorated brown cloth, beveled edges, gilt lettering. Frontis portrait. Errata slip between pages 4 & 5.

Comments

¶ The scarce collected poems by the Concord minister and author David Atwood Wasson (1823-1887), one of the most highly regarded of the Transcendentalist writers, whose poems had previously only appeared in periodicals. This posthumous collection - Wasson's first and only book - was compiled with a preface by Ednah Dow Cheney, who also wrote about Louisa May Alcott and edited her letters and journals.

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