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The Poetry of the Passions

Author: (Rufus W. Griswold, editor)
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Price: $20.00
Publisher: Leavitt & Company
Publisher Location: New York
Book Condition: Good
Edition: Reprint
Pub Date: 1851
Much shelf wear to tips, corners, and edges of the book, scattered foxing, staining in gutter pages 60-72. Elaborately decorated brown and gilt blind-stamped publisher's cloth, all edges gilt. 24mo, 5.25 in. One of Griswold's numerous poetry anthologies. First published in 1845 in Philadelphia. The passions are Ambition, Anger, Despair, Envy, Fear, Hate, Hope, Jealousy, Joy, Love, Melancholy, Pity, Pride, Revenge, Remorse, Scorn, and Sorrow. "..the selections constitute at least an agreeable poetical miscellany." The WorldCat locates only eight copies of this edition. Books and other items ship promptly with a tracking number and (generally over $15.00) jacket protectors if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997.