Tales Of A Wayside Inn. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Tales Of A Wayside Inn

Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1863. First edition. Hardcover. 233 pages. 8vo, 18.5 x 12 cm. First printing, first issue in original purple cloth with 21 pages of adverts at rear dated November 1863. BLANCK 12136, noting the printing of the publisher's catalog with the distinguishing feature on page 11 of the latter in two states, ours is "A: Tales of A Wayside Inn is unpriced and described as Nearly ready." Which Blanck states, "it appears safe to assume that copies first shipped had Catalog A inserted." Nick to backstrip foot, front cover hinge professionally repaired, one quire slightly sprung. Orig. publisher's purple cloth decorated in blind. Teg. Very good. Item #16032

Price: $500.00

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