Meliboeus Hipponax. The Biglow Papers

By: Wilbur, Homer editor[Lowell, James Russell]

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Also bears the George Putnam imprint, making this a first edition, second issue. Written in dialect and under the pseudonym of Hosea Biglow, these papers argued against the Mexican War. Bound in finely ribbed cloth with blindstamped decorations. Appears to be a tan or brown color, although the covers are very faded. In GOOD condition. Moderate scuffing and very heavy fading to the covers. Some soiling. Moderate scuffing to the extremities with bumping to the corners and pulling to the spine. Cloth worn on the extremities, with some exposure of the boards beneath. Spine sunned with the cloth torn about two inches below the head and subsequently re-glued at some point. Inner text is solid with sporadic but mostly minor foxing throughout. A few small notations in pencil present. Previous owner's bookplate on inside front cover. Solid copy of this first edition, second issue in GOOD condition. Sabin 42433

Title: Meliboeus Hipponax. The Biglow Papers

Author Name: Wilbur, Homer editor[Lowell, James Russell]

Categories: Americana,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, George Nichols: 1848

ISBN Number: no

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 001078

Keywords: Mexican War Slavery