By Thomas Campbell
London   Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown
6.5" by 4" [15], 8-250, [4pp]
Thomas Campbell's romantic epic poem set in Wyoming, illustrated with a detailed frontispiece.
By Thomas Campbell

1816 Gertrude of Wyoming and Other Poems

London   Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown
6.5" by 4" [15], 8-250, [4pp]
Thomas Campbell's romantic epic poem set in Wyoming, illustrated with a detailed frontispiece.
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Illustrated, Leather Binding

A collection of poetry by Thomas Campbell, including the romantic epic 'Gertrude of Wyoming'.

'Gertrude of Wyoming' is a Spenserian stanza, set in Wyoming after a massacre in 1778.

Illustrated with a frontispiece.

Campbell was a well-beloved Scottish poem.

The sixth edition of this work.

Four pages of publisher's adverts to the rear.

Prior owner's ink inscription to the reverse of the title page.

Condition

In a full decorative calf binding. Externally, generally smart. A few light marks to the boards and spine. Minor surface cracks to the spine. Light bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. Front hinge is starting but firm. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are lightly age-toned and generally clean with some spots and handling marks. Prior owner's ink inscription to the reverse of the title page.

Very Good

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