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[Bradstreet] Charlotte Gordon. MISTRESS BRADSTREET: The Untold Life of America's First Poet. VG/VG. Minor edgewear to unclipped jacket, which is in mylar. (Boston: Little Brown & Company. 2005). First Edition. Notes, bibliography, 352 pages.

$20.00






[Dobson] Arner, Robert D., DOBSON'S ENCYLOPEDIA: The Publisher, Text & Publication of America's First Britannica, 1789-1803. NEW, hardcover with dust jacket; still in shrinkwrap. NEW, still in shrinkwrap. (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1991).

~~~ The only study of the most prominent American printer, publisher and bookseller between the years 1785 and 1822. 295 pages.



$40.00



Elliot, Emory. CAMBRIDGE INTRODUCTION TO EARLY AMERICAN LITERATURE NEW copy. Trade paperback. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press , 2002). 200 pages.

~~~ Presenting a literary history of American writing (from 1492 to 1820) and a concise social and cultural history, Emory Elliott traces the impact of race, gender, and ethnic conflict on early American culture. He explores the centrality of American Puritanism in the formation of a distinctively American literature.

$33.00



Spengemann, William C. A NEW WORLD OF WORDS: Redefining Early American Literature. NEW copy, hardcover in dust jacket. (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1994). First Edition. Intertextual notes, extensive bibliography, index, 254 pages.

~~~ Paperback in print at $29; hardcover OUT OF PRINT.

$45.00











Taylor, Edward. THE POETICAL WORKS OF EDWARD TAYLOR. VG. Trade paperback. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. 1966). Fourth Printing (1974). Extensive notes, bibliography, glossary, "Taylor's Library", "A Description of the Manuscript", 231 pages.

~~~ "This Puritan who came to America in 1668 to be ordained and live as pastor of the frontier village of Westfield, Massachusetts, until 1729 was a sacred poet of extraordinary ability in the tradition of John Donne and the Anglo-Catholic conceitists. There is no poet of Colonial times who can approach his excellence; there are no American poets of comparable stature until the 19th century."

~~~~~ This edition OUT OF PRINT.

$15.00








Colonial Period


Nineteenth Century

A ~ D
E ~ M
N ~ S
T
U ~ Z


Twentieth Century

A ~ D
E ~ M
N ~ Z