Title: The Life and Letters of Fitz-Greene Halleck
Publisher: D. Appleton and Company, Ne York, New York
Publication Date: 1869
Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good
Edition: First Edition
607 pages; portrait; index;  pages of ads for D. Appleton in the back. Green cloth binding, beveled, with gilt lettering, gilt edging to the top of the pages. A leaflet ad for the companion volume "Poetical Writings" has been laid down on the front flyleaf. Fitz-Greene Halleck (1790-1867) was an American poet noted for his wit and satires. He was also a member of the 'Knickerbocker Group' in New York. From 1832 to 1849 he served as John Jacob Astor's private secretary and later served as an original trustee for the Astor Library. Well liked during the 19th century, he is most famous for the satire written with Joseph Drake of New York society known as the 'Croakers' in 1819. He is the only American poet in the 'Literary Walk' in Central Park, New York City. Quotations from his letters and poetry are included within the text of this biography. A very good clean copy. Bookseller Inventory # 14212
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