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The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier [circa 1857-1908]

£19.99

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Undated, Viaduct Classics edition, published by Myers & Company. Frontispiece notes are dated as written in 1857, prize bookplate is 1908. Half-bound in red leather with pink boards, marbled end papers and cut edges. Gilt lettering.

John Greenleaf Whittier's complete works including a couple which in his words 'He would willingly let die'. This is a very nice edition and the poems are very clearly laid out and easy to read, There are several pages of notes by the author and a useful index at the end of the book.

John Greenleaf Whittier (1807 – 1892) was an American Quaker poet and advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States. Frequently listed as one of the Fireside Poets, he was influenced by the Scottish poet Robert Burns. Whittier is remembered particularly for his anti-slavery writings as well as his book Snow-Bound.

There is a stamp on the front cover reading 'Girls Grammar School Thame'. There is a loose prize sticker stating that is was a prize awarded to M Cruickshank in 1908 for Music.

Some rubbing edge wear on the covers but generally in a very nice clean condition with sound and tight bindings. The gilt lettering on the spine has rubbed-off.

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A very nice edition of the author's complete work
Author(s):
John Greenleaf Whittier
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
Circa 1857-1908
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
512
Publisher:
Myers & Company
Title:
The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier

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Undated, Viaduct Classics edition, published by Myers & Company. Frontispiece notes are dated as written in 1857, prize bookplate is 1908. Half-bound in red leather with pink boards, marbled end papers and cut edges. Gilt lettering.

John Greenleaf Whittier's complete works including a couple which in his words 'He would willingly let die'. This is a very nice edition and the poems are very clearly laid out and easy to read, There are several pages of notes by the author and a useful index at the end of the book.

John Greenleaf Whittier (1807 – 1892) was an American Quaker poet and advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States. Frequently listed as one of the Fireside Poets, he was influenced by the Scottish poet Robert Burns. Whittier is remembered particularly for his anti-slavery writings as well as his book Snow-Bound.

There is a stamp on the front cover reading 'Girls Grammar School Thame'. There is a loose prize sticker stating that is was a prize awarded to M Cruickshank in 1908 for Music.

Some rubbing edge wear on the covers but generally in a very nice clean condition with sound and tight bindings. The gilt lettering on the spine has rubbed-off.

Added value:
A very nice edition of the author's complete work
Author(s):
John Greenleaf Whittier
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
Circa 1857-1908
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
512
Publisher:
Myers & Company
Title:
The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier

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