A RARE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR ERA POETRY BOOK, "Forest Scenes by William Cullen Bryant, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Fitz-Greene Halleck, Alfred B. Street," HURD AND HOUGHTON, PUBLISHERS, RIVERSIDE PRESS, NEW YORK AND CAMBRIDGE, 1864,

John A. Hows, illustrator, "Entered into Act of Congress in the year 1864 by James G. Gregory," with marbled pages, gilt embossed teal leather, bound with personal gift letter, the previous owners manuscript in pencil, all gilt edges. 9 1/4" x 7 1/4"


Some rubbing of leather and gilt with losses, later binding but including hand written note from one friend to another gifting the text. 

Estimate: $100 - $200
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