In War Time and Other Poems

Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1864.

Price: $225.00

Hardcover. First edition, first issue. Brown cloth gilt. Spine very slightly faded, and the gilt a little tarnished but easily readable, shallow chip to the edge of one page of text, else a fine, tight copy of this collection of poems, including the first book appearance of "Barbara Frietchie." The poem was the basis for two silent films: one in 1908, the other in 1915, featuring Mary Miles Minter as the granddaughter of the title character.

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Item #75993 In War Time and Other Poems. John Greenleaf WHITTIER.

John Greenleaf Whittier
birth name: John Greenleaf Whittier
born: 12/17/1807
died: 9/7/1892

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American author and Abolitionist noted for his vivid and deeply truthful portrayals of rural New England life. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore