The Poetical Works of James Madison Bell. James Madison Bell.
The Poetical Works of James Madison Bell

The Poetical Works of James Madison Bell

Lansing: Press of Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford Co., (c. 1901). 1st ed. Hardcover. 2 portraits (including frontis), index, 208p. plus (1)p. Index. Pebbled dark green cloth. Gilt bells on front cover and backstrip. 20cm. Recased with new endpapers. No Jacket. *Bishop B. W. Arnett provided a Biographical Sketch [at pages 3-14] which is the source of most that is known about this poet from Ohio (with sojourns in Ontario and California) who earned much of his living as a plasterer. This first edition contains 27 poems; five poems were added to a second (and final) edition, also first published in 1901 (although most, if not all, of the copies of the 2nd ed. we've encountered are dated 1904). Very Good. Item #68907

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