Poems on various subjects, religious and moral. / By Phillis Wheatley, Negro servant to Mr. John Wheatley, of Boston, in New England.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-145939

Description

v, [4], 10-124, [4] p., [1] leaf of plates : port. ; 18 cm. (4to)

Details

Originator

Wheatley, Phillis, 1753-1784.

Publication

London: : Printed for A. Bell, bookseller, Aldgate; and sold by Messrs. Cox and Berry, King-street, Boston.

Description

v, [4], 10-124, [4] p., [1] leaf of plates : port. ; 18 cm. (4to)

Notes

First edition; cf. Afro-Americana, 1553-1906 (Philadelphia: Library Co.), no. 11111; Negro history, 1553-1903 (Philadelphia. Library Co.), no. 194; and The Negro in the United States, by Dorothy B. Porter, no. 1284.
Frontispiece (trimmed and mounted) is an engraved port. of the author.
"Published ... Septr. 1st, 1773 by Archd. Bell, bookseller no. 8 near the Saracens Head Aldgate."--Front.
Signatures: Abigail Quincy 1774
Advertisements: [1] p. at end. ESTC describes two states: this one has as first line: Lately published, (price 5s. sewed.).

Call Number

Rare PS866.W5 1773