Place and Imprint: Hartford: Seldon & Goodwin, Printers, 1815.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: BAL 17615; Shaw & Shoemaker 35937; Stoddard & Whitesell 1111.
Condition: Edges and boards somewhat rubbed; lacking the front free endpaper; rear blank torn; one leaf chipped in the top margin, just slightly affecting the the text; a good copy.
Book ID: 28871
Physical Description12mo, contemporary half sheep and marbled paper boards, spine with gilt rules. Seven-page list of subscribers.
CommentsThe uncommon first book by Lydia Huntley Sigourney (1791-1865), a substantial collection of poems and short essays which foreshadowed her career as one of the most popular and prolific American literary women of the 19th century.