Item #37134 The Biglow Papers. Edited with an introduction, notes, glossary, and a copious index by Homer Wilbur, A.M. James Russell Lowell.

The Biglow Papers. Edited with an introduction, notes, glossary, and a copious index by Homer Wilbur, A.M.

Cambridge: Published by George Nichols, 1848.

First Edition, BAL binding A. 12, xxxii, 163 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Original purple cloth stamped in blind, spine title gilt. Some fading, spine chipped with loss of headcap, foot rubbed, else very good, preserved in morocco-backed slipcase and chemise BAL 13068, Grolier 100, No. 57. Item #37134

First edition of Lowell's caustic satire of the Mexican-American War and the issue of the expansion of slavery.

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