Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1885.
Revised edition, Blank's state A. 404p. Engraved portrait frontispiece after a daguerreotype by Brady. Publisher's tan cloth over beveled boards with tan endpapers, spine and upper cover with stylized gilt titles and with pictorial designs embossed with brown and gilt including music staff with notes of the song. Nearly perfect copy with hint of wear to lower corner, in the original illustrated dust jacket with minor edge chipping. Item #21900
John Howard Payne (1791-1852). American poet, actor, playwright, and songwriter.
A superlative copy.