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Cambridge: Hilliard and Metcalf, 1821. First edition (BAL 1587). Recent half-leather, lettered and ruled in gilt, and contemporary paper boards, (1)-(3):6; 4:4, 44 pp., one of 750 copies printed. Edited (anonymously) by Richard Henry Dana, Sr. and Edward Tyrell Channing. This copy is presented by Channing: "Miss E. Buckminster with the sincere regards of Edward T. Channing." This is likely Eliza Buckminster, later Lee, the writer and translator (Sketches of New England, Walt and Vult, from the German of Jean Paul Richter). Channing, originally from Newport, R.I., had been editor of the North American Review (1818-1819) and was Boylston Professor of Rhetoric and Oratory at Harvard (1819 to 1850), where he assigned themes to such notables at Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. He was the brother of William Ellery Channing (the elder). Front board expertly re-attached, else Fine.
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