Henry wadsworth longfellow was one of the most widely known and bestloved american poets of the 19th century. The book is not dated, however there is a name written in it with the year 1884 see photos. Antique evangeline book 1889 by longfellow riverside literature. Antique 1884 henry wadsworth longfellow poem book book. Vintage poetry books out of the world by ken patchen. Used book search and out of print book search one stop book search agent which search multiple online used books, out of print books, rare books, hard to find book. Henry wadsworth longfellow, one of the fireside poets, wrote lyrical poems about history, mythology, and legend that were popular and widely translated, making him the most famous american of his day. Longfellow and dated 1875 on a front blank and with a contemporary cartedevisite portrait of him mounted to the following front blank. More editions of the poetical works of henry wadsworth longfellow.
Longfellow, henry wadsworth brady, mathew and ehninger, john. Good condition, red cloth, gold page edges, bright facsimile signature on cover. Early 20th century leather bound longfellows poem book. Henry wadsworth longfellow february 27, 1807 march 24, 1882 was an american poet and educator whose works include paul reveres ride, the song of hiawatha, and evangeline. Abaa members offer fine rare and antiquarian books and other printed materials, including maps, prints, photographs, ephemera, manuscripts, documents, and handwritten materials such as journals and diaries, correspondence, logbooks and ledgers from the beginning of. The old clock on the stairs by henry wadsworth longfellow. Antique poetic book assortment, with works by longfellow.
He was also the first american to translate dante alighieri s divine comedy and was one of the fireside poets from new england. The old clock on the stairs poem by henry wadsworth longfellow. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. What is the value of a first edition book by longfellow. Poems of henry wadsworth longfellow, published in new york by crowell and company in 1893. Leather bound hardback with gilt lettering, page edges, and flo. Approximate value of the early poems of wadsworth longfellow. Wadsworth longfellow february 27, 1807 march 24, 1882 was an american poet and. The early poems of henry wadsworth longfellow comprising voices of the night and other poems, ballads and other poems, poems on slavery, and the spanish student. A collection of antique pocket size autograph books, a pad diary and an 1881 longfellow birthday book, published by houghton mifflin. Alibris is one of the premier rare and outofprint book sites on the internet. What is longfellows poem book worth given as gift in1886. A tale of acadie by longfellow, henry wadsworth and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. The childrens hour by henry wadsworth longfellow poems.
The meter of the poem was adapted from the finnish epic kalevala. A list of poems by henry wadsworth longfellow henry wadsworth longfellow, one of. A narrative poem depicting numerous indian legends through the adventures of the fictionalized hiawatha. Whats the value of the 1893 book whittiers early poems.
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Longfellow s 1847 epic poem evangeline concerned the expulsion of the acadians from nova scotia and the plight of his titular heroine, evangeline. Heres a lovely antique art nouveau copy of henry wadsworth longfellow s evangeline and other poems. From out of print books to antique and collectables, go digging beneath the dust covers and you may find a real gem. Shipping quoted is for continental usa all international and others will have additional charges. The song of hiawatha is an 1855 epic poem, in trochaic tetrameter, by henry wadsworth longfellow, featuring an indian hero. Henry wadsworth longfellow rare books and memorabilia are collectible items relating to american poet henry wadsworth longfellow 18071882 brief historybiography longfellow was an esteemed college professor, but also the most popular american poet of his time. First edition, first printing, of longfellow s dramatic poem, inscribed in the year of publication. First illustrated edition of longfellows hyperion to feature 24 vintage albumen. Henry wadsworth longfellow was an american poet expertly placed in history to form a bridge between the literary traditions of old europe, and the new transcendalist traditions of the birthing america. Henry wadsworth longfellow rare books and memorabilia. Evangeline and other poems henry wadsworth longfellow vintage hb henry altemus. He wrote melodic lyric poems often focusing on mythological stories, and often with an underlying theme of moral and cultural values.
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