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

The Poetical Works of James Madison Bell

Lansing: Press of Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford Co., (c. 1901). 1st ed. Hardcover. index, 208p. plus (1)p. Index. Red cloth. Gilt bells on front cover and backstrip. 20cm. Recased with new endpapers. Gilt lettering and decoration indistinct on backstrip. Lacks both portraits (one of which was the frontis). No Jacket. *Bishop B. W. Arnett provided a Biographical Sketch [at pages 3-14] which is the source of most of the little 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 dated 1901. Good. Item #69613

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