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Mazelli, and Other Poems by  George W Sands - Signed First Edition - 1849 - from Scraps of American History and Biblio.com

Mazelli, and Other Poems

by Sands, George W

Condition: Good/No jacket


Philadelphia: Lindsay and Blakiston, 1849. First edition. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 156 pages. Contains Mazelli, Cantos I to III, a poem set near Harper's Ferry in Maryland; the Misanthrope Reclaimed, Acts 1 to IV, and Miscellaneous Poems. Black cloth binding with blindstamped decorations on covers and gilt titles on spine. Some wear, spotting and fading of cover, gilt still bright, cloth split at edge of front spine, corners and spine ends bumped and chipped, back cover scuffed, author inscription in pencil on front free end paper "P. C. Kennedy, With compliments of The Author," later gift inscription from father to son on flyleaf, some foxing of interior pages, binding a little pulled in a couple of places but all pages attached, end papers tanned, small hole in back free end paper.




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