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Knick-Knacks from an Editor's Table

Clark, L (Lewis) Gaylord

Published by D. Appleton, New York, 1852
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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First edition of the author's first book. First issue with the author's first name misspelled as "Louis" on the engraved first title page and again in the adverst at rear. Hardcover in royal blue cloth ornately lettered and decorated in gilt. 335 pp. with 2pp. advert for The Knickerbocker Magazine at rear. Bright red end papers. Engraved forntis and first title page with tissue guard. Collection of short tales and historical anecdotes by the editor of The Knickerbocker Magazine, a position he held for a quarter century. By 1840, The Knickerbocker had become one of the most influential literary journals in the country and often featured contribtions by Washington Irving, Bryant, Longfellow, etc. Gaylord and Poe intensely disliked each other and often traded barbs in their respective magazines. Tight, very good, spine a touch sunned and with shallow loss to the head edge of the spine amd wear at the foot. Foxing to the prelims including the frontis and first title, and to the rear blank. Bookseller Inventory # GE13946

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Title: Knick-Knacks from an Editor's Table

Publisher: D. Appleton, New York

Publication Date: 1852

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First edition.

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