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LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth). REED, Helen L. (ed.). “The City and the Sea,”With Other Cambridge Contributions, in aid of The Hospital Fund. Cambridge : John Wilson and Son, University Press, 1881. Pp (4),-192,(2). 8vo, br own cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contributions by H.W. Longfellow, John Holmes, Francis J. Child, T.W. Higginson, Sarah S. Jacobs,W.D. Howells, Stephen W. Driver, Alexander McKenzie, Wilson Flagg, Mrs. Ez ra Abott, Fletcher Bates, Arthur Gilman, Charlotte F. Bates, Ann W. Abbott,J.B.G., Mrs. Chas. Folsom, and H.L.R.From the library of Henry William Po or (1844-1915), “whose collection of fine bindings, illuminated manuscripts, first editions and press books was first rate. His family brokerage firm and his own financial career provided the necessary funds, but all came crumbling down in 1908 when the financial structure of his company collapsed and forced the liquidation of his assets. [...] his library [was] liquidatedby the Anderson Auction Company...” - Philip R. Bishop. Rear board and sp ine stained, light wear to spine ends and corners bumped, small gilt red morroco bookplate (Henry William Poor) to inside front cover, else very good.125.00
Title: City and the Sea, With Other Cambridge Contributions, in aid of The Hospital Fund.
Publisher: John Wilson and Son, University Press, Cambridge, ma, 1881,:
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