By: CAMPBELL, Thomas (1777-1844).
London:, T. Bensley, Published for the Author, by Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1809.: 1809
Seller ID: B2034
4to. [iv], 134 pp. Lacks ads and errata slip. Quarter green calf, calf corners, gilt-ruled covers, gilt spine; extremities worn, rubbed. Bookplate of Auchincruive. Very good. FIRST EDITION of Thomas Campbell's famous poem about the notorious Indian attack against the settlement of Wyoming, Pennsylvania in 1778. This attack, led by the Mohawk warrior Brandt has been called "the surpassing horror of the Revolution." Also includes Campbell's poems "Ye mariners of England," and "The battle of the Baltic," here printed for the first time. Thomas Campbell was educated at Glasgow University and was ... View More...