Fields, James T.
Title Old Aquaintance. Barry Cornwall and Some of His Friends.
Book Condition Very Good
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher Boston, MA James R. Osgood and Company, Late Ticknor and Fields, and Fields, Osgood, and Company 1876
Seller ID 019526
Original publisher's brown cloth binding. 3 1/2" x 4 7/8." 121 pages, complete. Impressed decorations on front and back covers. Gilt lettering on spine. Part of the Vest-Pocket Series of Standard and Popular Authors. Information on the series and advertisements for books on front and back endpapers. Former ownership inscription in ink on front flyleaf: "Louise C. Ham (?)". Pages are clean except for two pages (pages 68 and 69) which have browning from a newspaper clipping that was laid-in. Binding is tight. A very clean copy overall. From the Bibliography of American Literature (BAL) 5966: State "A." James T. Fields recollects his interactions with the acclaimed English poet, Bryan Waller Procter (1787-1874), who wrote under the name, "Barry Cornwall."
Autobiography. Autobiographies. Memoirs. English literature. American literature. Barry Cornwall. Bryan Procter. James Fields. English poets. Bibliography of American Literature. BAL 5966. SG-21.