"THE OLD SWIMMIN-HOLE" and 'Leven More Poems.
Indianapolis: George C. Hitt & Co., 1883.
Softcover. Near fine / Very good. Item #53746
16mo. 6 3/8" x 4 7/16". 50pp. Folded white wrappers with tan parchment paper dust-jacket, both with title printed in red. Author's first book with twelve poems mainly dealing with memories of childhood. Written in "Hoosier" dialect. Publishers note indicates that some of the poems originally appeared in the Indianapolis Journal. White wrappers are very clean and nice with one tiny edge tear; dust jacket has light edge wear, some short edge tears and delicate corner.
This copy is missing the "W" from "William" on page 41 but has printed wrappers on laid paper with horizontal chain lines as called for in Bal 16525.