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Astraea: the balance of illusions. A poem delivered before the Phi Beta Kappa Society of Yale College, August 14, 1850.

Holmes, Oliver Wendell.

Published by Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, Boston, 1850
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First edition. First printing, state B (A?) (signature mark 3 on p. 33 is set under the "ag" in the word "fragment"), binding A. One of 2,500 copies printed September 1850. 12mo. 4, 39, [1 (blank)] pp. BAL 8757. Publisher's printed cream paper boards, rebacked with cloth tape, yellow endpapers; title, author's name, and shelving number inked on the spine; rubbed and soiled. Title-page and several others rubber-stamped by a now-defunct library. First (advertisement) page foxed. A few spots of soiling. Rear free endpaper with library charge pocket. With four pages of publisher's ads inserted at front, dated October 1850. In manila folder. Bookseller Inventory # 8684

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Title: Astraea: the balance of illusions. A poem ...

Publisher: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, Boston

Publication Date: 1850

Edition: 1st Edition

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