Book ID: 28871 Moral Pieces in Prose and Verse. By Lydia Huntley. LYDIA HUNTLEY SIGOURNEY.
Moral Pieces in Prose and Verse. By Lydia Huntley.

Lydia Huntley Sigourney's First Book

Moral Pieces in Prose and Verse. By Lydia Huntley.

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 Description

12mo, contemporary half sheep and marbled paper boards, spine with gilt rules. Seven-page list of subscribers.

Comments

The 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.

Price: $375.00