8vo. Journal with marbled paper covered boards and black leather spine.  pages of handwritten, copied verse with some attributed authors and dates listed (some of the verse may be original). Shelf wear and edge wear to boards and spine. Front end sheet removed, two pages in the interior torn out and some sheets torn out in the back of journal. Nearly all of the 198 pages were used. Many of the entries are inspirational and spiritual. Most of the entries are from 1869-1870. Several small newspaper clipped articles, clipped articles from Littell's Living Age magazine, a verse written on loose letter paper, a New Year souvenir book marker, etc. are laid inside Journal. Jennie S. Trowbridge written in old ink on front paste down and several times on rear paste down. Another later name in pencil on front paste down. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: 1869-1874 Handwritten Book of Verse
Publication Date: 1874
Book Condition: Good
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