Meliboeus Hipponax. The Biglow Papers

Wilbur, Homer editor[Lowell, James Russell]

Published by George Nichols, Cambridge, MA, 1848
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Also bears the George Putnam imprint, making this a first edition, second issue. Written in dialect and under the pseudonym of Hosea Biglow, these papers argued against the Mexican War. Bound in finely ribbed cloth with blindstamped decorations. Appears to be a tan or brown color, although the covers are very faded. In GOOD condition. Moderate scuffing and very heavy fading to the covers. Some soiling. Moderate scuffing to the extremities with bumping to the corners and pulling to the spine. Cloth worn on the extremities, with some exposure of the boards beneath. Spine sunned with the cloth torn about two inches below the head and subsequently re-glued at some point. Inner text is solid with sporadic but mostly minor foxing throughout. A few small notations in pencil present. Previous owner's bookplate on inside front cover. Solid copy of this first edition, second issue in GOOD condition. Sabin 42433. Bookseller Inventory # 001078

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Title: Meliboeus Hipponax. The Biglow Papers

Publisher: George Nichols, Cambridge, MA

Publication Date: 1848

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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