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Original 19th-Century Manuscript Book of Poems

Moultrie, John; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; Caroline Norton; Walter Scott; Lord Alfred Tennyson; Phoebe Cary; Felicia Hemans; Elizabeth Barrett Browning; Dinah Maria Mulock Craik (Poems by)

Published by NP, Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ; Philadelphia, PA; Proctor Valley (Catskills, NY), 1863
Condition: g to vg Soft cover
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Octavo. Unpaginated. [144]pp. Original gilt-stamped half morocco over blind-stamped purple cloth notebook. Gold-ruling along joints. All edges gilt. Handsome hand-written copy book of poems written by a young girl whose name is unknown. Begun in Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ, on 7/31/1860, when the young girl was 14, this book was completed in Philadelphia on 2/20/1863, at the age of 17. In her notebook, the young girl copied 88 poems of some of the most famous British and American poets of the 19th century, such as: John Moultrie, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Caroline Norton, Walter Scott, Lord Alfred Tennyson, Phoebe Cary, Felicia Hemans, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, and Dinah Maria Mulock Craik. The poems were copied from the following papers and books: "The Harper's Magazine," "The Churchman's Magazine," "John Halifax, Gentleman," "The Church Journal," "The Eclectic Magazine," "Littell's Living Age," "The Angel Visitor," and other magazines or newspapers only mentioned by "copied from a paper." At the end of each poem is featured the source from which the poem came from, as well as the place, and the date when the poem was finished to be copied in the notebook. Head of spine slightly chipped. Moderate rubbing along edges. Some soiling to endpapers. Previous owner's stamp at upper margin of front leaf (Property of Louis Gauch - Received May 13, 1936). Binding in overall good- to good, interior in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 39613

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Title: Original 19th-Century Manuscript Book of ...

Publisher: NP, Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ; Philadelphia, PA; Proctor Valley (Catskills, NY)

Publication Date: 1863

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:g to vg

Edition: Manuscript.

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