Gertrude of Wyoming: A Pennsylvanian Tale and Other Poems
by Thomas Campbell
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Beautifully rebound 1809 volume by poet Thomas Campbell, describing the poem Wyoming Valley of Pennsylvania and the massacre that occurred there on July 3, 1778. On that day, more than three hundred American Revolutionaries died at the hands of Loyalists and their Iroquois allies. 134 pages of the original 1809 publication, with some browning and a bit of foxing of the first few pages. The later rebinding features red/green hand marbling with maroon leather corners and spine, very handsome.
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- Gertrude of Wyoming
- Thomas Campbell
- Rebound w marbled cloth half leather
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- Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme
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- poetry, American revolution, Revolutionary War, bookbinders' art
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- poetry; special bookbinding; Bookbinders' art; Marbled boards; American revolution; revolutionary war;
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I am a dealer in antique linens, and find many intriguing books at estate sales. Now I am sharing them with you through this site. Some are antique, some vintage; I have some scientific volumes from my former career. I also try to acquire books connected with Delaware and mid-Atlantic US history. Please check my inventory; I hope you'll see something to tempt you.
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