The Complete Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier. Cambridge Edition
Cambridge, The Riverside Press/Houghton, Mifflin and Company. 1894. Hardcover. Book, Revised Edition. xii, 542pp, frontis portrait of author, medalion etching of author's Amesbury's home on title page, publisher's note, biographical sketch, introduction, Proem, Narrative and Legendary Poems, Poems of Nature, Personal Poems, Occasional Poems, The Tent on the Beach, Anti-slavery Poems, Songs of Labor and Reform, Poems Subjective and Reminiscent, Religious Pems, At Sundown, Poems by Elizabeth H. Whittier, Appendices I-IV, Index of First Lines, Index of Titles. Decorated maroon cloth gilt, spine ends well worn, front hinge paper cracked, otherwise light wear, inscription on ffep "Wm. J. Bawden/Alumni Prize/4/3/99 Haverford College", Publisher's Note page loose, otherwise internally fine. John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892) was an influential American Quaker poet and ardent advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States. He is usually listed as one of the Fireside Poets. Fine.
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Keywords: Poetry American Poets Complete Works 1899 Alumni Prize Book Haverford College William J. Bawden