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Boston: Cummings and Hilliard; Cambridge: Hilliard and Metcalf, 1813. First American edition (BAL 494), preceded by a London edition of the same year. Nineteenth century half leather, gilt, decorated in gilt, and marbled paper boards. William Ellery Channing's copy, his bookplate, which is almost entirely obscured by another. Channing and Allston were lifelong friends. Allston married Channing's sister, Ann, in 1809. He painted Channing's portrait in 1811; it hangs at the Boston Museum of Fine Art. Some wear to the leather, but a Very Good copy.
Title: The Sylphs of the Seasons, With Other Poems.
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