Poems by John G. Whittier Hurst & Co. Publishers

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Explore the captivating verses of John Greenleaf Whittier, a renowned American poet and fervent advocate for the abolition of slavery, with this vintage edition from Hurst & Co. Publishers. Though the exact publishing date is unknown, the book has been inscribed by a previous owner with the date 1987, adding an element of personal history.

John Greenleaf Whittier was a leading figure in both American poetry and the abolitionist movement. Born in 1807, Whittier used his work to tackle important social issues of his day, particularly the fight against slavery.

Key Features:

  • Features the works of a leading American abolitionist and poet
  • Contains 351 pages of Whittier's soul-stirring and socially significant poetry
  • Ideal for collectors of both vintage poetry books and American history
  • Inscribed by a previous owner, dated 1987, adds a personal touch


  • Publisher: Hurst & Co. Publishers
  • Pages: 351
  • Dimensions: 8x6x1 inches
  • Condition: Shows wear on the book boards, stains, and yellowing pages, as evident in the photos.
  • Additional Note: Inscribed by a previous owner with the date 1987.


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