Anthology of New Netherland, or, Translations from the Early Dutch Poets of New York with Memoirs of their Lives.
by MURPHY, Henry C. (1810-1882).
New York:: Bradford Club, 1865., 1865. Series: Bradford Club Series, #4. 8vo. viii, -209,  pp. Frontis. portrait, title in red and black, index. Rebound in modern black cloth. Light foxing throughout. Includes a letter from Bradford Club secretary John Bostwick Moreau to historian Benson John Lossing, and a copy of Lossing's letter in response. Very good. Limited edition of 125 numbered copies. Inscribed by the Bradford Club to Benson John Lossing, and including a complimentary letter from John B. Moreau to Lossing, as well as Lossing response, in which he expresses his appreciation for the volume "especially because it contains poems of worthy children of my Father-land." PROVENANCE: Benson John Lossing (1813-1891) was a popular American historian best known for his books on the American Revolution and Civil War and his writing in Harper's Magazine. His Pictorial Field-Book of the Revolution was published in 1853 and was a critical and commercial success. As a historian he was admired for his objectivity and reliance on primary sources, at a time when these were not standard practice. John Bostwick Moreau (1812-1886) was an American writer and antiquarian, and a founder of the Bradford Club.
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