New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1865. 1st US appearance (Gimbel E27). Pp. 739 - 743. 8vo. Buff printed wrappers. VG (some minor edgewear & soiling). Item #7704
Proctor a poet for whom Dickens wrote this introduction/memoir to her work of poetry, 'Legends and Lyrics' which was published [posthumously] by Bell and Daldy in 1866. This Dec 1865 Atlantic Monthly version by Ticknor & Fields no doubt from advance sheets, and may have appeared prior to the book publication in the UK (a preliminary advert notes the title is 'Nearly Ready'). An uncommon item.