The Poems of Ossian, the Son of Fingal. James Macpherson, transl.
The Poems of Ossian, the Son of Fingal

The Poems of Ossian, the Son of Fingal

Philadelphia: Thomas Lang, 1790. First US edition. Hardcover. 8vo. First US edition. vii,(6),12-502pp, with p. 529 misnumbered as p. 527. Original full marbled sheep; spine with simple gilt rules and with a red lettering piece, gilt. Some mainly marginal staining at the beginning and the end, signatures F through L show a bit of marginal insect damage (no loss) else a very good copy. Though stated on the title that this is a 'New Edition' it is likely after the second London edition of 1790 but still the first printing in the US. Very good. Item #16936

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