Poems by the late Josias Lyndon Arnold, Esq. of St. Johnsbury Vermont formerly of Providence and a Tutor in Rhode Island College [Introduction by James Burrill Junior].
Providence: Printed at…by Carter and Wilkinson, 1797.
First edition. Lacking half-title. Pp. [iii]-xii, -141. Ornaments and decorations. 1 vols. 12mo. Contemporary calf-backed marbled boards, later paper label on spine. Extremities very rubbed, spine chipped, joints starting, some spotting, generally light, a few leaves soiled, else a very good copy Alden “Rhode Island” 1523; Evans 31753; Wegelin 7. Item #34015
Included “The Last Words of Shalum; –or the Dying Indian” by Philip Freneau and “On Hearing a Partridge Drum” by his father Dr. Jonathan Arnold, one of the founders of St. Johnsbury, VT. The editor, Burrill, was the Attorney General of Rhode Island at this time.
Price: $500.00 Free Domestic Delivery