The Early Poems of John Greenleaf Whittier: Comprising Mogg Megone, The Bridal of Pennacook, Legendary Poems, Voices of Freedom, Miscellaneous Poems, and Songs of Labor

By: Whittier, John Greenleaf

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Embossed red boards decorated in black and gilt. All edges gilt. Boards rubbed and edge worn with some small spots of soiling. Heavy wear at extremities with corners and spine ends wearing through and beginning to fray. Floral end papers. Gift inscription dated 1884 in preliminary blank page. Pages toned from age. Binding sound. Frontis portrait of author. Text pages bordered in red. 372 pages plus publishers ads in the rear. John Greenleaf Whittier (1807 – 1892) was an American Quaker poet and advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States. Frequently listed as one of the Fireside Poets, he was influenced by the Scottish poet Robert Burns. Whittier is remembered particularly for his anti-slavery writings as well as his book Snow-Bound.

Title: The Early Poems of John Greenleaf Whittier: Comprising Mogg Megone, The Bridal of Pennacook, Legendary Poems, Voices of Freedom, Miscellaneous Poems, and Songs of Labor

Author Name: Whittier, John Greenleaf

Categories: Poetry, Beautiful Bindings,

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1885

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall

Seller ID: ET0174

Keywords: ABOLITIONIST POET ANTI SLAVERY ANTISLAVERY WRITINGS JOHN WHITTIER AMERICAN POETRY ABOLITION OF SLAVERY FIRESIDE POETS DECORATIVE VICTORIAN BINDING RED BOOK