Image Not Available

The Courtin'

Lowell, James Russell

Published by Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1909
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Old Book Shop of Bordentown (ABAA, ILAB) (Bordentown, NJ, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since December 12, 2003 Seller Rating 4-star rating

Association Member: ABAA

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 43.50 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99 Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

First edition thus, the first illustrated edition. White linen spine over blue paper covered boards ornately lettered in gilt and with a silhouette of a seated woman peeling fruit as seen through a gilt window casement. Beautifully illustrated throughout in color by Arthur I Keller. facsimile of the manuscript appears as the final few leaves. Charming poem of a Yankee courtship; it first appeared in the 1870s as part of "The Bigelow Papers". Lowell, who called this piece "The only attempt I ever made at anything like a pastoral, penned it as an inclusion at the end of the inrtoduction to the first series of The Bigelow Papers when his publisher informed him as the book was going to press that there was a blank page which needed to be filled. A bright, clean copy with a slight bump to the upper right corner. Bookseller Inventory # D8945B

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: The Courtin'

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, Boston

Publication Date: 1909

Binding: Decorated Cloth

Illustrator: Arthur I Keller

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: First Thus.

Store Description

Over 25,000 books in all areas. When in the cental New Jersey area, please visit our shop. Hours Wed.-Sun. 11-5. Easily accessible from New York City and Philadelphia, just off NJ Turnpike Exit 7. Visit historic Bordentown City, founded in 1682 and an important location during the American Revolution. (Visit

Visit Seller's Storefront

Association Member Members of these associations are committed to maintaining the highest standards. They vouch for the authenticity of all items offered for sale. They provide expert and detailed descriptions, disclose all significant defects and/or restorations, provide clear and accurate pricing, and operate with fairness and honesty during the purchase experience.
Terms of Sale:

Payment methods: VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover by phone or email; checks,
money orders (U.S. only; no international checks or money orders accepted). DUE TO THEIR BUSINESS PRACTICES, WE DO NOT ACCEPT PAY PAL UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.
Books shipped world wide. Domestic U.S. shipping $3.99 for the first book, $1.50
each additional. Fellow booksellers may inquire about reciprocal discount policy
but MUST have a valid re-seller ID #. ***PLEASE NOTE WELL***On all uninsured
parcels, our ...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express