The WAIF: A Collection of Poems. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1807 - 1882.

The WAIF: A Collection of Poems.

Cambridge: Published by John Owen, 1845. 1st edition (American Imprints 45-3949; BAL 12075). xi, [3], 144 pp. 12mo. 7" x 4-1/2". 19th C. blue half-leather binding with marbled paper boards & eps. TEG. VG (joints rubbed/h-t leaf restored/some minor foxing & browning to text). Item #9228

Initially published annonymously, this popular collection, with 4 editions in 1845, was edited by Longfellow, with the first appearance of his poem, "Proem", pp ix-xi.

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