Book #50092

Trifles in Verse: A Collection of Fugitive Poems

Lewis J. Cist
Book #50092 Trifles in Verse: A Collection of Fugitive Poems. Lewis J. Cist.
Trifles in Verse: A Collection of Fugitive Poems

Binding: Original cloth
Book Condition: Very Good-
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Cincinnati, OH: Robinson and Jones, 1845.

A first edition in Very Good- condition with cocked spine, bumped corners, rubbed covers, front hinge starting, soiled pages, bookplate of Louis S. Hardy to front pastedown, previous owners' names and addresses to front pastedown and front flyleaf. Illus. Original decorative green cloth, gilt bouquet to front board. Newspaper and magazine clippings laid in.

Cist contributed poetry to the Western Monthly Review and The Hesperian before he went into banking in 1850. Thomson 226; Ex-Libris; small 8vo; [i-ix] x [xi] xii, [13] 14-184, [6] pages; GinsID1432; TRIFLES IN VERSE: A COLLECTION OF FUGITIVE POEMS. Cincinnati, Robinson, 1845. 184pp. Illus., engraved frontis. port. Original gold decorated small 8vo cloth. First edition of his only published work. He contributed poetry to the Western Monthly Review and the Hesperian before he went into the banking business in 1850. Harris Collection p.56. The port is a Hawkins daguerre on stone by Rowse. Thomson 226.; OP:200.

Price: $157.50