Sale 18BP01 | Lot 80

[DICKINSON, EMILY] A Masque of Poets

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

Lot Details

Lot 80
[DICKINSON, EMILY] A Masque of Poets
. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1878. First edition. Publisher's cloth, cloth slipcase. 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches (17 x 11 cm); [303 pp.] The cloth spine detached but present, corners rubbed, a typed list of contributors to the work tipped-in, bookplate, a sound copy worthy of repair.
This scarce work prints Emily Dickinson's poem Success, the only poem published in a book by Dickinson during her lifetime (a few poems appeared in newspapers, sometimes without her consent). Other anonymous authors in the work include Louisa May Alcott, Rose Hawthorne Lathrop, James Russell Lowell, Sidney Lanier, Christina Rossetti, Celia Thaxter. The book is rare at auction.


C From the Collection of Nancy Susan Reynolds

Estimate: $400 - $600
Sold for $250 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $400 - $600
Sold for $250 (includes buyer's premium)

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Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

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