The Poems of Emma C. Embury: First Collected Edition

By: EMBURY, Emma C.

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Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket

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The first collected edition of poems of Emma Catherine Embury (1806-1863) in an 1869 issuance. Mrs. Embury was a frequent contributor of poems and stories to various magazines of her day, and, per Wikipedia, was ". . .considered among the pioneers of female literature in the United States." Includes an unattributed preface. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with decorations to covers & spine in gilt. --- With scuffing and soiling to covers, paper was inserted at three locations, resulting in stains to the adjoining rectos and versos (6 total leaves with staining). In addition clover leaves were inserted at 5 spots, leaving 10 leaves with staining. With a partial tear at rear hinge which doesn't affect the stability of the binding and with residue from clover pressed at rear of volume, otherwise a tightly-bound, sound copy. NOTE: A portion of the backstrip of this item had worked loose and has been re-attached to the spine of the book prior to this listing.; Small Octavo - 7-1/2 to 8 in. tall; xiii, 368 pages

Title: The Poems of Emma C. Embury: First Collected Edition

Author Name: EMBURY, Emma C.

Edition: First Edition

Location Published: New York, Hurd and Houghton: 1869

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket

Categories: >>Poetry

Stock No.: 87058