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The Poetical Works of David Hitchcock:. Containing The Shade of Plato, Knight and Quack, and Subtlety of Foxes.

Boston: Etheridge & Bliss, 1806. First Edition. Hardcover. Includes The Shade of Plato and Subtlety of Foxes; printed by Oliver and Monroe. Bookplate of Alden Chase Esq. (a Maine Legislator (1851-2 and 1869) and active temperance worker (was part of the famed committee on the Maine Liquor Law). Also shows signature and emboss of Lewis Turco, noted American poet and collector (strangely fond of embossing stamps). Noted flaws notwithstanding, a rather presentable copy of this increasingly scarce volume. Good+. No DJ as Issued. Light shelf/edge wear, tips through, wear at heel, ffep partially separated, ownership marks (bookplate, signature and emboss), light toning at preliminaries, two small bores (one at each board, involves 2-3 leaves), notations at the rear endpages, spine label missing, else tight and unmarred. Full brown leather boards. 12mo. 164pp. Item #4994

Price: $125.00

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