Very good. Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, MA, 1963. 1st Edition, 1st Printing, VG, Hard Cover, Size=6."x8.5", 363pgs(Index). Clean and tight. No ink names, bookplates, tears, chips, etc. During Civil War Higginson served as a Colonel of the 1st South Carolina Volunteers, the first federally authorized African American regiment, from 1862-1864. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
Near Fine in Good jacket. Stated first printing, 1963, hardcover, octavo, 363pp., frontispiece, otherwise not illustrated. Book near fine with hint of wear to spine ends and corners, binding tight, text clean bright and unmarked. DJ good with edgewear that includes a few closed tears and their related creases, rubbing and toning.
Very good in very good dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Light edge wear to jacket. Sturdy book. Light top page block soiling. Gray cloth over boards. Gold framed copver titles. 363 p. 22 cm. B&W frontispiece portrait. Bibliography. Index. Biography of the man who, over 25 years of correspondence, instilled in Emily Dickinson the continuing confidence to share her poetry with a wide audience. He also advised and was friend to Helen Hunt Jackson, Lucy Stone, Julia Ward Howe, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, John Greenleaf Whittier, John Brown, William Lloyd Garrison, Theodore Parker, and Wendell Phillips. He was a Unitarian minister, a writer and editor, and a Civil War commander of an African American regiment. Thomas Wentworth Higginson, b.1823-d.1911.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. Stated first printing. Gray cloth, gilt titles, patterned color endsheets. A biography of 'the man who recogtnized the talent' of perhaps America's best-loved poet Emily Dickinson and who 'brought her poems to a skeptical public' In addition, Higgonson was very active in various social causes and an advocate for 'radicals and reformers' alike. Book very good plus / near fine with little wear. DJ also very good with rubbing, a few small edge chips. 363 pp.
8vo. Grey cloth with gilt lettering, pictorial price-clipped dust jacket. ix, 363pp. Frontispiece, decorative endpapers. Near fine/very good. Jacket slightly edgeworn and a tad rubbed. Tight, handsome first edition of this biography of the military and literary figure (1823-1911). Civil War buffs know him as colonel of the first Union negro army regiment, and in this context Robert W. Johannsen describes this as "An effective study of Higginson's life; the author places strong emphasis on Higginson's friendship with Emily Dickinson." Others know Higginson as writer, abolitionist and mainly the friend and editor of Dickinson. A lovely copy. NEVINS II, 99.
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