[New York]: Elam Bliss, 1829,
First Edition. octavo, original black cloth with a decorative border on front and back covers stamped in blind. 300 pp. Elam Bliss, Item #32866
Fifteen lectures comprising an early text of literary criticism of American literature of the 18th and 19th century. Brief marginal notations in pencil. Clippings from bookseller catalogues on front pastedown and with the bookplate of Chas F. Richardson who was an English professor at Dartmouth College. It appears that someone placed a piece of paper on top of the front cover and wrote one line leaving an impression in the cloth. Minor wear to top and bottom of spine. Foxing to first and last twenty leaves.
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