Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1874. First edition, one of two editions published by Roberts Brothers, the first with 220 pages and the subsequent edition with 230. 16mo, original green cloth, gilt lettering, 220 pages. Front blank neatly excised; a trifle rubbed; a very good copy. Item #10047
A diverse poetry anthology, drawing from British, American and European authors, and including appearances by Cranch, Elizabeth Akers, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, Harriet Spofford and even Edward Lear's "The Jumblies," who of course went to sea in a sieve. BAL 4043 (Christopher Pearce Cranch), edition 1.