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

The Poetical Works of James Madison Bell

Lansing, Mich. Press of Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford Co. (c. 1901). 2nd ed. Hardcover. 2 photos (including frontis) and an illustration, index, 221p. Original pebbled dark green cloth. Gilt bells on front cover and backstrip. 20cm. Former owner's name stamp. Minor soiling and wear. No jacket (did it ever have one?). *Bishop B. W. Arnett provided a Biographical Sketch (pages 3-14) which is the source of much that is known about this poet from Ohio (with sojourns in Ontario and California) who earned much of his living as a plasterer. The first edition (also dated 1901) contained 27 poems; five poems were added to this second (and final) edition. Near Fine. Item #87493

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