Author:Wilbur, Homer [Lowell, James Russell]

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The Biglow Papers

By: Wilbur, Homer [Lowell, James Russell]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ticknor & Co.: 1853

Seller ID: 2288768

Condition: Good


Missing title page and copyright page, minor loss to spine head, smudge on front board, pencil name on front endpaper, faint stain on second blank. 1853 Hard Cover. xxxii, 163 pp. In 1848, Lowell also published The Biglow Papers, later named by the Grolier Club as the most influential book of 1848.[37] The first 1,500 copies sold out within a week and a second edition was soon issued—though Lowell made no profit, as he had to absorb the cost of stereotyping the book himself.[38] The book presented three main characters, each representing different aspects of American life and using authentic... View more info