The Youthful Haunts of Longfellow

By: Edwards, George Thornton

Price: $179.97

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


This is the 1907 authors (first) edition. Green cover with gold lettering. Cover shows wear and corners dented. Pages have uneven cut with some uncut. "Presented by the Author, 1914 in ink and signed George Thornton Edwards in pencil on endpaper." There is a drawing by Ethel Ida Chase from a painting by G.P.A. Healey as a frontispiece. Numerous photos and illustrations throughout. Some browning to title page due to age. Printed by Smith and Sale in Portland, Maine. Edwards, George Thornton was born on May 6, 1868 in Annapolis, Maryland, United States. Son of Thomas and Mary J. (Peirce) Edwards. He set several of Longfellow’s poems to music, including “The Rainy Day,” “My Lost Youth,” etc. “My Heart’s in Tipperary Where the River Shannon Flows” and the “Soldier’s Parting Song,” sung by soldiers in Europe before United States entered the war, the latter having been translated into French, Italian and German. Rare signed edition. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.; Photographs, illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 203 pages; Signed by Author

Book Title: The Youthful Haunts of Longfellow

Author Name: Edwards, George Thornton

Categories: Author Signed,

Edition: Authors Edition; Various

Publisher: Portland, ME, George T. Edwards: 1907

Binding (hardback, paperback, etc.): Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID or SKU: 61235

Keywords: POETRY Longfellow Autobiography,