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A poet in exile. Early letters of John Hay.

Hay, John.

Published by Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1910
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Hay's letters and poetry written to Nora Perry while he was a law clerk in Warsaw, IL, in an imagined "exile" from Providence (1858?60); the last letter begins perhaps just to touch on what was to be the great event and change in his life, his move to Washington first as one of Lincoln's private secretaries and later as one of his most intimate friends. The text was edited by Caroline Ticknor and the volume was => designed by Bruce Rogers. Issued in an edition of 440 copies, 400 of which were for sale. This is copy 158: It retains the prospectus and the spare label. 12mo. 48 pp., 2 plts. Work of Bruce Rogers 199; Warde 102. Publisher's brown paper?covered boards. A fine copy, uncut and unopened. Bookseller Inventory # 31244

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Title: A poet in exile. Early letters of John Hay.

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, Boston

Publication Date: 1910

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