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Poems

JACKSON, Helen

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Helen Hunt Jackson (maiden name Fiske, 1830-1885) was a New England poet and activist for indigenous people's rights in America. Originally published in 1872, this 1892 limited edition reprint was issued several years after her death as a collectable edition. Jackson's poetry was well read and admired by the likes of Ralph Waldo Emerson who would often included selections from her work as part of his public readings.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Roberts Brothers
  • Edition: Limited Edition of 250 copies
  • Date Published: 1892
  • Place Published: Boston
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    xvi, 9-266 p. 23 cm. Red half leather binding with gold trim on boards and gold lettering and raised bands on spine. Marbled boards and endpapers. Top edge gilt. Includes over 200 hundred poems and 24 black and white illustrations. Tissue guards feature epigraphs in red ink and continue to protect illustrations and text. Frontispiece portrait of author. Worn lower corners. Lower edges of boards rubbed. Pages clean and hand cut. Text unmarked.