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Thomas Campbell. Gertrude of Wyoming. 1809. First edition.

Gertrude of Wyoming

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Thomas Campbell. Gertrude of Wyoming. A Pennsylvanian Tale. And Other Poems. London: Published for the Author by Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1809. First edition. Quarto (10.25 x 8.375 inches; 260 x 210 mm.). [2, title-leaf (verso blank)], [2, dedication (verso blank)], 134 pages; errata slip tipped in. Slightly later blue watered silk; spine ruled and stamped in gilt, boards tooled in gilt with gilt-stamped floral corner pieces, front board lettered in gilt; all edges of the text block trimmed; pale yellow coated endpapers. Spine very slightly askew; backstrip slightly dulled; spine ends and corners worn; corners bumped; boards lightly rubbed; thin, short strips of adhesive residue toward the bottom of the rear board. Text lightly foxed throughout; endpapers very lightly soiled. Very good. A romantic take on the the Battle of Wyoming. Sabin 10268; NCBEL Volume III, p. 262. (#10319).