Poems [wrapper title].

[Ohio? n. p., n. d.]. First edition. 8vo, original printed tan-green wrappers, [ii] + 24 pages. Wrappers a bit browned, with a small stain to the fore-edges of the wrappers and the leaves. A very good copy. Item #8222

Several of the poems are dated from the 1860s, and RPB catalogues its copy with a publication date of [186-?]; however, the pamphlet has the look of a later 19th century production. One poem mentions an incident forwarded "from a friend in Dayton." A nicely miscellaneous collection, covering religious sentiment, the wonders of a human hand, thoughts suggested by a human skull, and the solace of tobacco: "Sir Isaac Newton, too, / Oft o'er his pipe, would linger, / Till one day growing drowsy, he / Burnt a lady's finger."

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