Hurry-Graphs; or Sketches of Scenery, Celebrities and Society Take from Life. Auburn and

By: WILLIS, N. Parker (Nathaniel) (1806-1867).

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8vo. x, [2], (11)-364 pp. Original blind and gilt-stamped cloth; light fraying to head of spine. Printed by C.W. Benedict, NY. Very good copy. A prolific author, poet, magazine editor, and highly regarded in his time, such that when he died, suffering from epilepsy, bookstores closed in his honor. This work, written late in his life (before he became sick), includes a wide array of sketches, or letters written from Plymouth, Cape Code, New Bedford, Walton, Delaware, Montrose, Lake Mahopac, Erie, Cozzen's House Hotel (built in 1867) of Omaha, Nebraska, Ramapo, and Westchester County, New York, and the Hudson. His letters from there include comments on Zachary Taylor, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Edward Everett, Mrs. Fanny Kemble Butler, Daniel Webster, Sir Henry Bulwer, James Fenimore Cooper, Frederika Bremer, Mademoiselle Alboni (opera), Edgar Allan Poe, Washington Irving, Jenny Lind, etiquette, etc.

Title: Hurry-Graphs; or Sketches of Scenery, Celebrities and Society Take from Life. Auburn and

Author Name: WILLIS, N. Parker (Nathaniel) (1806-1867).

Categories: Anecdotes,

Publisher: Rochester:, Alden and Beardsley, 1856.: 1856

lbs: 9.00 lbs

Seller ID: BL4604

Keywords: Anecdotes