Songs by the Ettrick Shepherd. Now First Collected.

By: [Fields, James T., his copy; James Hogg]

Price: $360.00

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Edinburgh: William Blackwood; London: T.Cadell, 1831. First edition (NCBEL v.3, 269). Nineteenth century half-calf, the spine lettered and decorated in gilt, and marbled paper boards, marbled endpapers; vii, 311 pp. A gift inscription on p(i): "To J.T. Fields by his friend J.B." Fields has signed one of the front binder's leaves, and someone has tipped in an engraved portrait of Hogg opposite the signature. Fields, the noted American publisher (Ticknor and Fields), has marked several poems and made some annotations, including notes about printing them. He did print them, in "The Family Library of British Poetry From Chaucer to the Present", Houghton, Osgood, 1878. Fields had retired from publishing in 1871; Houghton, Osgood was a successor to his firm. With the engraved bookplate of Boylston Adams Beal, Fields' wife's nephew. All edges with some rubbing. In Very Good condition.

Title: Songs by the Ettrick Shepherd. Now First Collected.

Author Name: [Fields, James T., his copy; James Hogg]

Categories: Other,

Seller ID: [fields,jamest.,hiscopy;jameshogg]360edinburgh:w