1854. Item #81506
SHEPARD, Mrs. D. Ellen Goodman. CUT-FLOWERS. A collection of poems. Springfield: Bessey & Co., 1854. First edition of the authors first book, published after her death at the age of 32. The author previouslly had her work published in periodicals such as Godey's and Peterson's. Large 12mo., purple cloth, stamped in gilt, t.e.g.; 168pp. Ink inscription. Foxing at endpapers, cloth faded to tan and slightly soiled. A very good copy.