Gertrude of Wyoming: A Pennsylvanian Tale. And Other Poems.
London: Printed by T. Bensley published for the Author, by Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme,, 1809. First edition First edition. 4to. 19th or early 20th c. half leather. Spine in 6 compartments, gilt; Cloth boards; Marbled endpapers; Top edge gilt. Errata slip present after dedication page, and scarce thus. A fine copy in a fine binding. The title poem is based on the massacre of 1778 in the Wyoming valley of Pennsylvania by Indians who were led by John Butler, a loyalist commander in the Revolutionary War. Sabin 10268. Fine Hardcover (Item ID: 18153)