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PALMETTO LEAVES

By: STOWE, HARRIET BEECHER

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Boston, James R. Osgood and Company: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 875

Condition: Very good +


12mo (5¼” x 6¾”). pp. 321. INCLUDES SIGNED NOTE FROM HARRIET BEECHER STOWE. Unsigned binding design of palmetto leaves and titles in gold with stamped patterned framing on rust colored cloth. Includes illustrated headpieces throughout. Note laid in: "Very Truly Yours, H B Stowe| Feb 26 1884".A memoir about Stowe's winters in Florida incorporated into a travel guide. Palmetto Leaves was one of the first travel books written about Florida and as such, helped to stimulate its tourist and residential development in the 1880s. A very good + copy, with faint wear to th... View more info

MEMOIR AND POEMS OF PHILLIS WHEATLEY, A NATIVE AFRICAN AND A SLAVE. ALSO, POEMS BY A SLAVE

By: WHEATLEY, PHILLIS; [HORTON, GEORGE MOSES]; ODELL, MATILDA (memoir)

Price: $1,375.00

Publisher: Boston, Isaac Knapp: 1838

Edition: First

Seller ID: 2709

Condition: Very good


16mo (6¼” x 3 ”). pp.155. Unsigned binding of publisher's diced cloth. The third Knapp edition of the Memoir and Poems by Wheatley, and first Knapp edition of Horton's Poems by a Slave.Frontispiece portrait of Phillis Wheatley signed: Pendleton [i.e. William S. Pendleton], Boston; Boston. Light & Horton. Please note that the text block has been professionally restored (first two signatures reattached to the text block and a facsimile title page added).Please note that 200 copies of the 1838 edition were reissued in 1864 with gathering 3 (p. 25-[36]) reprinted to fill in f... View more info