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The Courtship of Miles Standish, and Other Poems

The Courtship of Miles Standish, and Other Poems

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The Courtship of Miles Standish, and Other Poems

by Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

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Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1859. First edition, mixed state second issue with 12 pages of ads dated October, no ads at front, 1858, title page dated 1859, "ruddy" on p.124. Published Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1859. 8vo., 215pp., plus 12pp. ads. Blind embossed brown cloth with gilt spine titles, glossy brown endpapers. Cloth frayed at heel and crown, edge of front cover worn, edges of several pages have closed tears/small chips, front endpaper has a closed tear, scattered marginal foxing. Good.. 1st. Hard. Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo.

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Title
The Courtship of Miles Standish, and Other Poems
Author
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Good
Jacket Condition
No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
1st
Publisher
Ticknor and Fields
Place of Publication
Boston
Date Published
1859
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Size
8vo

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