New York: J. Selwin Tait & Sons / (De Vinne Press), 1894.
Hardcover. First edition. Octavo. 459, pp. Yellow cloth gilt. Small tears and soiling on the boards, a tight, very good or better copy. A volume of tributes and memoirs collected by the husband of the then recently deceased American poet. Tributes from Julia Ward Howe, Mary Mapes Dodge, Kate Field, A.H. Leonownes, Andrew Carnegie, Charles Dudley Warner, Kate Sanborn, Richard Watson Gilder, and many others, along with selection from Botta's poems and letters. Laid in is a handwritten card, "With Mrs. Leonowens' compliments." Anna H. Leonowens was an Indian-born English travel author, educator, and social activist best-known when she was immortalized as Anna in *Anna and the King of Siam*.