Poems, Chiefly Occasional by the late Mr. Cliffton

New York: Printed for J.W. Fenno by G. & R. Waite, 1800.

Price: $800.00

Hardcover. First edition. 12mo. xviii, 119, [1]pp. Stipple engraved frontispiece portrait of the author by Robert Field; engraved by David Edwin. Errata statement on the last page. Contemporary owner's name: "James G. Smith" in neat ink on the title page. Contemporary dark red half morocco and marbled paper boards, green morocco spine label, gilt spine. Wear to the spine ends and front joint, rubbing to the boards, very good, internally fine. Cliffton was one of the most accomplished 18th century American poets, dying tragically at age 27 in December of 1799, before he could fully realize his potential. This volume of his collected poems was published posthumously. Scarce in the trade. *Evans* 37194; *Sabin* 13694.

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Poems, Chiefly Occasional by the late Mr. Cliffton. William CLIFFTON.
Poems, Chiefly Occasional by the late Mr. Cliffton
Poems, Chiefly Occasional by the late Mr. Cliffton