First edition of the last book by the noted Transcendentalist thinker (and father of Louisa May Alcott).
SONNETS AND CANZONETS
The first 30 pages are by F.B. Sanborn, including an homage to Alcott, followed by an essay on the sonnets. Alcott was an educator and member of the Transendentalist movement. The poems in this volume were written when he was 82.
Read more: Blanck, Bibliography of American Literature (BAL), 124.
Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1882. Octavo. 7'' x 5''. Original brown cloth stamped in gold and black. Top edge gilt. Bookplate on paste-down and slight bit of cover soil.
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