Lot 152
1881 self-published poetry, excellent copy & rare.

Estimate: $80 - $120

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Mrs. Hannah WOODRUFF BROWN. [Poetry] Faith Songs. Newark, N.J.: Starbuck & Dunham, 1881. 16mo (4 ½ x 3 7/8inches; 114 x 97mm). Pp. [1-]4-51[-52]. Original light brown paper wrappers, decorated upper cover, advert. On lower inner cover (small repaired tear to upper cover).

Rare - self-published. Copies were available for 5 cents each from the author (or, 12 for 50 cents, or, $3.50 per 100 copies). The work includes an explanatory sub-title ‘These little Faith Songs are sent forth on their mission with the fervent prayer that the Triune God will use them to the praise of his own glory. H.W.B. June 24th, 1881.’ OCLC 10246156 (3 copies).

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