Poems . . . Respectfully Dedicated to Her Kind Friends. July 4th, 1902. Wooster, Ohio.

Wooster, Ohio: G. S. Schmutz Print, 1902. First edition. Original gilt-printed blue stiff wrappers, scant 6 x 4.5 inches, [12] pages. Small closed tear to the margin of one leaf; some light toning and dust-soiling; a very good copy. Item #18728

Evidently the only published book from this Wooster sweet swinger, Elizabeth A. Lusk (1825-10/13/1902), who notes at the foot of the text here, “I have manuscript music to the songs in this booklet arranged for the guitar.” 11 poems, including a satire on fashion, the inevitability of death, children in heaven, etc. OCLC notes a single copy, at the Ohio History Connection (previously, Ohio Historical Society).

Price: $75.00

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