xii, 261 pages; portrait; brown cloth with gilt lettering on the spine, flower bouquet on the cover. Some bending to the top and bottom of the spine. Sarah Whitman (1803-1878) was a New England poet and romantic interest of Edgar Allan Poe. Due to Poe's drinking during the engagement the wedding was canceled and became the source of rumors and stories about Poe. Published after her death, the volume of her poems and her sister were underwritten from the proceedings of her will. Very good clean copy. Bookseller Inventory # 12716
Publisher: Houghton, Osgood and Company., Boston, Mass.
Publication Date: 1879
Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good
Edition: First Edition
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