The Building of the Ship

By: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

Price: $45.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good


Green cloth, gilt cover device, gilt edges. First separate, first illustrated edition (first published in 1849 in a collection) with 20 engravings after Hennessey & Gifford. Dated 1870 (year after copyright), but period gift inscription is dated Christmas 1869, clearly suggesting that title pg. was dated ahead when volume was released prior to the end of 1869. Frayed spine extremities, underboards slightly exposed at corners, modestly soiled, a few surface marks and scuffs, slightly cocked. Clean interior, a bit toned.

Title: The Building of the Ship

Author Name: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

Categories: Literature: Novels/Stories, Drama, Modern 1sts,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Boston, Fields, Osgood & Co.: 1870

Binding: Decorative Cloth

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: N/A

Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall

Seller ID: 002603

Keywords: LONGFELLOW