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    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The Courtship of Miles Standish and Other Poems. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1858.

    First edition, first issue with line 3 of page 124 reading "The revel of the treacherous wine." Octavo. 215 pages plus ten-page publisher's catalog dated October 1858.

    Publisher's brown cloth, decoratively stamped and ruled in blind on the covers, and lettered in gilt on the spine. Minimal light wear to the cloth at the top and bottom of the spine, front hinge just starting but sound. Bookseller's ticket to the front pastedown endpaper. Altogether, a very good copy.

    BAL 12122.


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