Title The Life of Sumner Lincoln Fairfield, Esq. In One Volume
Publisher New York Privately Published 1847
Seller ID 17035E
First Edition. Signed and inscribed by the author, Jane Fairfield, the wife of American poet, Sumner Lincoln Fairfield. Inscribed: “To Miss John's, With Mrs. Fairfield's compliments. Frontispiece portrait engraving of Sumner L. Fairfield by A.H. Ritchie. Bound in decorative dark blue cloth boards featuring a gilt-stamped design of an urn on the front board and with decorative gilt-stamping to the spine. Lightly used and worn copy with some spotting and edge wear and a touch of fading to the cloth and some tears to the cloth at the top of the spine, and with some foxing to the interior. A biography of poet Sumner Lincoln Fairfield (1803 - 1844) by his wife Jane with three long poems by Sumner; ‘The Sisters of Santa Clara. A Tale of Portugal,' ‘The Hour at Will,' and ‘The Death Scene.'