Poems, on Various Subjects.

By: Oliver, Isabella

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First edition. Endpapers absent, last two leaves of subscriber list removed, front joint cracked, boards rubbed with some leather loss along edges, owner bookplate (W.T. Bair, No. 119, Date Ap. 1882) on front paste-down, paste-downs stained. 1805 Full-Leather. ix, 218 pp., including list of subscribers following text. 12mo. Original full sheep. A collection of verse by the female poet of Cumberland Valley, Pennsylvania, including commemorative poems marking the deaths of Alexander Hamilton, Charles Nisbet (of Dickinson College), George Washington, as well as W. (William) McCormick, who at one point was the poet's neighbor (source: The McCormick Family Papers). The editor includes a footnote to this poem stating [McCormick's death] happened on the 13th June, 1805, and, the third day after, this piece was handed, to have a place in this collection. An evidence with what facility the authoress clothed her excellent sentiments in a poetic dress.

Title: Poems, on Various Subjects.

Author: Oliver, Isabella

Categories: Poetry, Early Imprints,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: From the Press of A. Loudon: 1805

Binding: Full-Leather

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 1970337

Keywords: POETRY POEMS VERSE POETIC POET AMERICAN PENNSYLVANIA PENNSYLVANIAN ISABELLA OLIVER,