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The Biglow Papers

First UK edition of James Russell Lowell's satirical Yankee dialect verse

Author

James Russell Lowell, with a preface by Thomas Hughes

Publisher

Trubner & Co, London, 1859
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Printing Details

First UK edition (reprinted from the fourth American edition). Hardback, original green cloth with gilt titling to spine. 18 × 13cm, lxviii + 140pp.

Lowell's collection of satirical poetry in the Yankee dialect, in the form of poems and letters from some marvellous literary inventions such as Ezekiel Biglow, Hosea Biglow, and Birdofredom Sawin.

Condition

A good reading copy. There is a small nick in the cloth of the front joint, corners slightly rubbed. Neat contemporary inscription to the ffep, and some general loosening to the binding but remaining well-bound.

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Price

£15.00
 

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