The Pleasing Library, Containing a Selection of Humorous, Entertaining, Elegant and Instructive Pieces, in Prose and Poetry; From the Most Celebrated Writers
American Bibliography 641
by [AMERICAN LITERARY ANTHOLOGY]. Heaton, Nathaniel, Compiler
Wrentham (Mass.): Printed and sold by the Author, 1801, 1801. First edition. American Bibliography 641. First signature sprung; edges worn; very good copy.. 12mo, contemporary sheep, black leather label, gilt rules and lettering. An anthology of English and American verse and prose, which includes Phillip Freneau's "The Indian Student; or the Force of Nature" and John Maxcy's "Charge Delivered by the President to the Graduates of Rhode-Island College." From the library of Levi Bartlett (1763-1828) of Kingston, New Hampshire, with his signature on the verso of the front blank. Several contemporary four-leaf clovers laid in. (Inventory #: 26107)
English & American Literature, Americana, First Editions, Bibliography
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