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THE COURTSHIP OF MILES STANDISH

Author: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Price: $150.00
Publisher Location: Boston
Publisher: Ticknor & Fields
Year Published: 1858
Book Condition: Good
Edition: First edition
Blind stamped brown cloth with gilt spine lettering; small 8vo. Ads dated October 1858; preferred state p. 124. Besides the title poem which is half the text this volume includes some of the great poet's finest lyrics, especially "My Lost Youth" with the refrain beginning "A Boy's Will" (used by Frost for the title of his first book) and "The Jewish Cemetery at Newport". A Good copy only, hinges cracked, corners and fragile spine well worn with loss at both spine ends, including an inch leaving only "R & CO." of Ticknor & Co. at the tail. Text block is clean and very good.