Our shops are open and we are processing online, telephone and email orders as normal

GRISWOLD, Rufus Wilmot (ed.)

The Cypress Wreath:

A Book of Consolation for those who Mourn.

Boston: Gould, Kendall & Lincoln, 1844 Stock Code: 146045
£150.00
Reserve Ask us a question

First edition of this American consolation anthology. The editor Griswold (1815-1857) "produced a flood of gift books containing the sentimental poetry popular at the time", and was considered by his contemporaries "an expert on American poetry" (ANB).

Confused? Read our glossary

Description

Small octavo. Original black cloth, binder's blindstamp to front free endpaper (Benjamin Bradley of Boston), spine lettered and decorated in gilt, front cover with gilt centrepiece and motto, rear centrepiece in blind, floral roll to borders in blind, yellow endpapers, edges gilt.

Condition

Faint ownership signature to title page. A couple of tiny spots of wear to covers, occasional foxing to contents, else clean. A very good copy.

DELIVERY

With the exception of framed items*, Peter Harrington offers free delivery on all UK orders of rare books, maps and prints placed through this website. Delivery to USA and the rest of the world is similarly free for orders over £200.

View Full Delivery Details

 

ABOUT US

Established in 1969, Peter Harrington is one of the leading rare book firms in the world. It is a proud member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association – along with ILAB, the PBFA and Lapada – and from shops in Mayfair and Chelsea, London, sells rare books, prints and ephemera to customers across the world.

Email: mail@peterharrington.co.uk

Tel: +44 (0)20 7591 0220


ABA Antiquarian Bookseller Association ILAB International League of Antiquarian Booksellers LAPADA The Association of Art and Anatique Dealers PBFA Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association

Our Guarantee Page

Ask us a question

DO YOU HAVE A BOOK TO SELL?
OR
CAN’T FIND THE BOOK YOU’RE LOOKING FOR?

Contact us with details of the book you are interested in or selling and we will contact you

Sell Old Books Help me find a book