This first book of Longfellow poetry is undated. The 295 pages are dense with poetry, from the great Longfellow in his earlier years. Such titles as: Hymn to the Night, Autumn, Whither, The Skeleton in Armour, Children of the Lord’s Supper, The Quadroon Girl, The Slave in the Dismal Swamp, Song of the Silent Land, and many more. The poems are divided up into categories such as: Earlier Poems, Translations, Ballads and Other Poems, and Miscellaneous . The back of the book has a list of other works by different authors : The page reads like this: The “Linwood” 12 mos. Comprising 189 titles by the worlds most popular and standard authors. Entirely new and original in design. Bound n the fines Art Linen, with ink and gold stamp, head bands and titles in gold leaf, Printed on a clean white paper of uniform quality. Vastly superior and more tasteful in general appearance than any line of low-priced 12 mos ever before offered to the trade. Price 25 cents per copy” Though, undated, It is believed upon research and the age of the collection in which this book was received and also the age style and the fact that it is entirely undated that this book was published in the late 1800's. Also there is an article form "The Lucile Project that touches on the American Publishers Corporation: and when the short -lived company was in existence. here: http://sdrc.lib.uiowa.edu/lucile/publishers/amerpub/AMERPUB.HTM. It is in very good condition, with only 1 page, the title page that has a childs pencil scribble. The binding, spine and cover are in very good condition. The interior of the binding boards are showing some fraying at the fold. No other markings tears or even crimped corners. The boards do show some minor wear at the edges and a few dots of soil on the back, as seen in the pictures. The paper does have browned edges. The beautiful cloth cover is engraved in black ink and gold. The spine reads: “Longfellow’s Early Poems” and “Cambridge Edition”. N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : Voices of the Night Henry Wadsworth ...
Éditeur : American Publishers Corporation
Date d'édition : 1890
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat du livre : Very Good
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