Item #19458 The Croakers . . . First Complete Edition. American Poetry, Joseph Rodman Drake, Fitz Greene Halleck.
The Croakers . . . First Complete Edition.

The Croakers . . . First Complete Edition.

New York: (The Bradford Club), 1860. First edition thus, one of 100 (of 250) copies. Large 8vo, contemporary green half morocco (perhaps the Club binding), marbled sides, gilt spine, viii, 191, [1] pages. Double frontispiece portraits. With a specimen sheet (folded to make four leaves) laid in. A little foxing; some sunning to the spine, small flaw to lower board and some trifling rubbing; a very good copy. Item #19458

The limited edition apotheosis of Knickerbocker verse. BAL 6991: “250 copies as follows: Club Edition, 100 copies, and, Subscriber’s Edition, 150 copies.” Adds 11 eleven poems here first collected.

Price: $350.00

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