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Poems. New and enlarged edition

HOLMES, Oliver Wendell

Published by William D. Ticknor & Company, Boston, 1849
From B & L Rootenberg Rare Books, ABAA (Sherman Oaks, CA, U.S.A.)

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Full morocco, spine gilt in compartments with red label, gilt dentelles. With a contemporary ownership inscription to flyleaf dated December, 1848! First edition, first issue, with the characteristic misprint "Perpischore" at the top of page 187. Several of the poems appear here for the first time in book form, including A modest request; Nux postc?natica; A song of other days; and The stethoscope song. "The [Ticknor and Fields] Commission account book A, page 214, under the date December 12, 1848, notes five copies in morocco." Seventeen new poems have been added since the 1836 edition. BAL, 8750; C&T, p. 41. Bookseller Inventory # 12243

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Title: Poems. New and enlarged edition

Publisher: William D. Ticknor & Company, Boston

Publication Date: 1849


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