The New Hampshire Book. Being Specimens of the Literature of the Granite State.
(New Hampshire)

Nashua New Hampshire: David Marshall, 1842. F 391 pages + a small 'erratum' slip tipped-in at back, rather interesting since it notes that "...Since the publication of this work the Compilers have ascertained that the notice of the death of Milton Ward is an error. He is still living..."; at back are also some interesting biographical 'notes' on some of the contributors; approximately 150 entries of various literary and historical efforts by New Hampshire authors, and usually including birth and death information as prefatory; Early Settlers of New Hampshire by N.A. Haven to Vindication of New Hampshire by George Barstow; Mrs. Sarah J. Hale, Lewis Cass, Mrs. Eliza B. Thornton, Harriette V.M. French, Ephraim Peabody, Hugh Moore, Miss Mary S. Patterson, Horace Greeley, many more; previous owner name on endpaper of Jas. A. Tilton Amesbury Mass.; bound in original publisher's decoratively blindstamped and gilt brown cloth, title in gilt on spine, (dulled); some edge, tips wear & soiling to binding; spine cloth ends chipped away; leaves with the occasional foxing only; good condition. Good H (Item ID: 18783)


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