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Author Trumbull, John, 1750-1831.
Title The poetical works of John Trumbull, LL. D. : containing M'Fingal, a modern epic poem, revised and corrected, with copious explanatory notes ; The progress of dulness; and a collection of poems on various subjects, written before and during the revolutionary war. In two volumes.
Publication Info. Hartford : Printed for Samuel G. Goodrich, by Lincoln & Stone, M DCCC XX [1820]
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M T8689 P6  v.1    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M T8689 P6  v.2    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M T8689 P6  v.2 c.2  IN LIBRARY
Description 2 v. : ill., port. (engravings) ; 25 cm. (8⁰)
Note Each volume has added, engraved t.-p., with vignette.
Contents v. 1. Memoir of the author. M'Fingal -- v. 2. Progress of dulness. [Miscellaneous poems].
Note Full leather, impressed and ornamented with gold; marbled endpapers; cf. Sabin, J. Dict. of bks. rel. to Am. 97234.
"Agents for this work" printed on one side of a slip (6x11 cm.) inserted. Cf. Wegelin.
All engravings are signed, publisher and printer statements below captions.
The only examples of W.H. Bassett's work are found in this book. Cf. Stauffer, v. 1, p. 18.
Indexed In: Wegelin, O. Amer. poetry, 1177
Shoemaker 3493
Local Note Library set (copy 1) is a gift of Mrs. Charles C. Goodhue. Signed and dated on front fly-leaf: Charles C. Goodhue / 1847. Acquisition date stamp on p. [5], 2nd group, v. 1 and p. [6], v 2: Mar. 5, 1918. Binding: paper over boards; printed labels on spine: Trumbull's/ Works/ [swollen rule]/ Vol. 1; top edge rough-trimmed.
Library also has vol. 2 (c. 2) only, a gift of F. Ashton de Peyster, Esq. Acquisition date stamp on p. [5]: May 26, 1939. Binding: 3/4 black calf; ribbed purple cloth; direct lettering and rules on spine in gold; all edges trimmed.
Genre or Form Contemporary bindings (Binding) -- Connecticut -- Hartford -- 1820.
Satires -- United States -- 1820.
Poems -- United States -- 1820.
Added Author Goodrich, Samuel G. (Samuel Griswold), 1793-1860, publisher.
Lincoln & Stone, printer.
Russell, D., priner of plates.
Willard, Asaph, 1786-1880, engraver.
Tisdale, Elkanah, 1768-1835, artist.
Trumbull, John, 1756-1843, artist.
Bassett, W. H., engraver.
P. Maverick Durand & Co., engraver.
De Peyster, F. Ashton, Esq., donor.
Goodhue, Charles C., former owner.
Goodhue, Charles C., Mrs., donor.
Added Title Poems. Selections. 1820
M'Fingal.
Progress of dulness.