Homes of American authors
Homes of American authors : comprising anecdotical, personal, and descriptive sketches
George William Curtis, Henry T. (Henry Theodore) Tuckerman, William Cullen Bryant, George Washington Greene, Charles F. (Charles Frederick) Briggs, George Stillman Hillard
D. Appleton, 1855.
Lovely binding. Bound in black stamped brown calf. All edges gilt. Some rubbing, front joint flaked. Marbled end pages. viii, 374 pages,  leaves of plates : illustrations (some hand-colored), portraits, facsimiles (some double) ; 21 cm. Internally excellent. A handsome volume, in better than standard condition.
Homes of the following American Authors discussed: John James Audubon.--James K. Paulding.--Washington Irving.--William Cullen Bryant.--George Bancroft.--Richard Henry Dana.--William H. Prescott.--Miss C. M. Sedgwick.--J. Fenimore Cooper.--Edward Everett.--Ralph Waldo Emerson.--William Gilmore Simms.--Henry W. Longfellow.--Nathaniel Hawthorne.--Daniel Webster.--John Pendleton Kennedy.--James Russell Lowell
1855 reprint, with second title also showing 1854 copyright.
Authors: G. W. Curtis, H. T. Tuckerman, G. W. Greene, C. F. Briggs, G. S. Hillard, W. C. Bryant, G. W. Peck, R. W. Griswold, P. Godwin, E. E. Hale, Mrs. C. M. Kirkland.
Provenance: Early inscription to Emily Schermerhorn from her sister Margaret Parker, 1856. Later stamped Mr. J. E. Schermerhorn.