Metrical Tales and other Poems. Robert Southey.
Metrical Tales and other Poems

First American edition

Metrical Tales and other Poems.

Boston: Published by Charles Williams [J. T. Buckingham, Printer], 1811 [boards dated 1812].

First American edition, later state of binding with 1812 dated boards. First published in 1805. 2 pages publisher's advertisements at back including in list Southey's “Curse of Kehama” and “Madoc,” with 1812 advertisement for Joseph T. Buckingham for “Musick Printed Typographically” (verso blank) with 2 pages listing musical publications of Buckingham. 1 vols. Sm. 12mo. First American edition. Original printed boards, publisher's advertisements on back cover, uncut, partially unopened. Joints cracked but covers attached, tears along stitching on spine, boards rubbed, some offsetting of text else a very good copy NCBEL 3:254; S & S 23966. Item #33074

Price: $150.00