Poems by Amelia

By: Welby, Amelia Bell Coppuck

Price: $85.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good+


Engraved title page; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 259 pages; Hardcover in publisher's original trade binding of diced blue cloth with decorative corner pieces and ruling to boards in blind. Elaborate garlanded pictorial frame struck in gilt to covers and titles handsomely in decorative gilt to spine. All edges gilt. Corners lightly bumped with boards peeking through cloth to the corners of the cover board. Cloth crimped and a little thin at spine ends. Snugly bound and clean with handsome extra engraved title page and coated endsheets. Laid in at front is a clipping from an 18th century newspaper with the entire text of a columnist's speculative musings on the homely or handsome quality of various American and English writers bith male and female - in which Amelia Welby is discussed. 1845 gift inscription to front endpage and a CDV with gift note from 1892 laid in at front. Handsome copy of an uncommon title. Welby's verse was widely published in the mid-ecentury American magazines and anthologies before her untimely death in 1852. VG+

Title: Poems by Amelia

Author Name: Welby, Amelia Bell Coppuck

Categories: Women''s Studies, Poetry, 19th century,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Boston, A. Tompkins: 1845

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Seller ID: 21990