Poems of American Patriotism. Brander Matthews.
Poems of American Patriotism
Poems of American Patriotism
Poems of American Patriotism

Poems of American Patriotism

New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922. N.C. Wyeth. Hardcover. Illustrated by Wyeth, a renowned Western artist, during a period when his work was featured in classic literature. Wyeth was heralded in Outing Magazine as "one of our greatest, if not our greatest, painter of American outdoor life." Original oil paintings found in this book were featured in the Farnsworth Art Museum in 2018. A compilation of poems by various American authors first published in 1882. Matthews' book was what he described as a "history of America as told by her poets". 7.5"x9.5" 222 pp. Black cloth boards, original pictorial paste down to front cover and spine. Facsimile pictorial front and rear paste down papers, original free end papers, 14 illustrations including frontispiece with onionskin, page fore-edges are rough cut. Rebound to imitate 1922 binding, new paper title to spine, chip to lower left corner as well as 2 chips to right edge of paste down. Illustrations vibrant and without wear, onionskin intact, some pages uncut. Inscribed by Wyeth on half title page dated 1922. Very Good. Item #2020-K51

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