DescriptionHenry Wadsworth Longfellow. The Song of Hiawatha. London: Bogue, 1855. True first edition. Publisher's green cloth binding. Fine. The Richard Manney copy.
Octavo. 316 pages. With publisher's twenty-four page catalogue inserted at rear. Publisher's full green cloth, boards elaborately paneled in blind, spine stamped and lettered in gilt, yellow coated endleaves. Spine a bit toned, some wear at upper joint near headcap, some minor bumping to cloth, previous owner's neat gift inscription on verso of front free endpaper, some light evidence of sticker removal to rear pastedown. The Richard Manney copy with his bookplate. A bright, fine copy. Chemised in green morocco slipcase. From the collection of Donald Carter.
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