1St Edition, The Poets' Tributes to Garfield, A Collection Of Many Memorial Poems with portrait and biography. Published by Moses King, Harvard Square, Cambridge, Mass., 1882. Gold gilt decorated red cloth book measures 8" X 6" and has 168 numbered pages. Originally to be the 12 poems in tribute to President Garfield published by the Boston Globe, this collection grew to 160 items of tribute with the outpouring of grief and adulation upon the assassination of Garfield by Guiteau. In very good Antique 128 year old condition. The binding is tight, and the interior pages are clean. There is light what appears to be water damage to the cover of the book and the first 15 and last two or three pages of the book. The water damage does not effect the readability of the book. The interior pages do have light age appropriate coloring.
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