The Homes and Haunts of Our Elder Poets: With Portraits and Illustrations
1881, First Edition, published by D. Appleton and Company, New York
Hardcover in Hunter green cloth embossed with black and adorned with gold gilt. Gold gilt page eges.
W.C. Bryant, by H.N. Powers
Ralph Waldo Emerson, by F.B. Sanborn
Henry W. Longfellow, by R.H. Stoddard
John Greenleaf Whittier, by R.H. Stoddard
Oliver Wendall Holmes, by F.B. Sanborn
James Russell Lowell, by F.B. Sanborn
Overall, good antiquarian condition and a beautiful presentation copy.
Normal, age related wear to joint where book cover meets spine (please photo) and light fading around the cloth edges of the book boards.
Binding is tight with some cosmetic cracking and exposing on the hinges.