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Gertrude of Wyoming; A Pennsylvanian Tale. and Other Poems. [The Pennsylvanian Cottage]

By: Campbell, Thomas

Price: $60.00

Publisher: D. Longworth, Shakspeare-Gallery: 1809

Seller ID: 1928324

Condition: Very Good


Professionally rebacked with brown cloth. Library blind stamps on margins of a few pages, no other library marks. Boards rubbed, pages lightly toned with minimal transfer. 1809 Hard Cover. 132 pp. Early American 8vo edition (July 1809), following the original London 4to edition by just a couple months. Marbled boards. Pages 52 and 57 misnumbered 57 and 52. A Spenserian romantic epic poem, inspired by the massacre in the Wyoming Valley of Pennsylvania, which occurred several years after the United States achieved independence. During the massacre, revolutionaries were killed by British loyalist... View more info