Description[James Russell Lowell]. Homer Wilbur. Biglow Papers. Cambridge: Published by George Nichols, 1848. First edition, binding A. Octavo. 2-12, vi-xxxii, 163 pages. Brown cloth with covers blindstamped and spine stamped in blind and gilt. Very good.
Homer Wilbur. Meliboeus-Hipponax. The Biglow Papers, Edited, With an Introduction, Notes, Glossary, and Copious Index. Cambridge: Published by George Nichols, 1848.
Housed in a brown cloth chemise and a quarter brown morocco over cloth slipcase with the spine stamped in gilt.
Some rubbing and soiling, light bumping to corners and spine ends which are fraying and gitl on spine is rubbing off. Toning to endpapers, small notations on front free endpaper and rear pastedown endpaper. Foxing throughout. Slipcase is very lightly rubbed and the spine and top edge are slighly discolored. Very good condition.
First edition, binding A points: BAL 13068
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