Antique Poetry: A Summer Story, Sheridan's Ride, and Other Poems by Thomas Buchanan Read 1st Editions Hardcover 1865 Civil War


Title: A Summer Story, Sheridan's Ride, and Other Poems

Author: Thomas Buchanan Read

Description: First Edition. Original green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and blind stamped rule and center ornament on front board. Gilt top edge. Head of spine missing some material. Previous owner's name and date of 1865 on front flyleaf. A fair copy. General wear and soiling; damp stain to bottom of inner gutter. ix, 154, plus 10 pp. ads. 7.5 x 5 inches.

Thomas Buchanan Read (1822-1872) was an American poet. "Sheridan's Ride" is one of the best known poems of the Civil War, commemorating Major General Philip Sheridan's 1864 Virginia ride from Winchester to Cedar Creek.

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Fair

Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: J. B. Lippincott & Co.

Place: Philadelphia

Year: 1865

ISBN: n/a

Language: English

Keywords: poetry, 19th century, nineteenth century, Civil War, Civil War poetry,

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