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    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Voices of the Night. Cambridge: John Owen, 1839.

    First edition, with two of the first issue points per BAL 12065 (the first page of the contents, and page 18). Twelvemo. xv, 144 pages.

    Original brown paper-covered boards with printed paper label to spine. Minor rubbing along edges. Two corners and both spine ends lightly bumped. One tiny water droplet stain to front board. Penciled ownership name, dated 1839, on front free endpaper. A very nice copy in near fine condition. In a handsome custom quarter leather box with chemise.

    Longfellow's first book of poetry.


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