By: Cary, Phoebe. (Carey).
New York., Hurd and Houghton: 1868
Seller ID: 16998
Condition: Good with no dust jacket
12mo - 18 x 11.5 cm.; v - 249 pp. Green cloth over boards with gold lettering on spine. A collection of 100 poems by Phoebe (1824 - 1871) who could be called an early feminist. The younger sister of Alice Cary, she was raised in Ohio and moved to New York City in 1850 with her sister where they often hosted literary evenings attended by both the famous and the interested. The book shows moderate external wear with bumped and worn corners and similar spine tips. The front free end paper has been removed and the back free end paper is creased and soiled. The text block top edge is gilt while the... View More...