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1864 CIVIL WAR Lyrics of Loyalty SIGNED Longfellow Stowe Emerson Illustrated

‘Lyrics of Loyalty’ is a rare Civil War anthology of works by many of the most iconic American authors including:

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

John Greenleaf Whittier

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Oliver Wendell Holmes

William Cullen Bryant

This fine collection of American poems and writings was edited and collected by Frank Moore and illustrated with six gilt-decorated plates.

Item number: #4677

Price: $399

Note: Signed by editor/compiler, Frank Moore

MOORE, Frank

Lyrics of loyalty, arranged and edited by Frank Moore

New York : G.P. Putnam, 1864.


Collation: Complete with all pages

[7], viii-xvi, [1], 2-336

Provenance: Handwritten

“Alfrid B. Street, Esq., from his friend, Frank Moore, Feb. 1864.”

Frank Moore (1828–1904) was an American journalist and compiler, a brother of George Henry Moore. He was born in Concord, New Hampshire, but removed to New York City and became a journalist and general writer. In 1869-72 he was Assistant Secretary of Legation in Paris.

Works he edited:

Songs and Ballads of the American Revolution (1856)

Cyclopedia of American Eloquence (1857)

Diary of the American Revolution (two volumes, 1860)

The Rebellion Record (twelve volumes, 1861-68), a collection of original material bearing on the Civil War

Lyrics of Loyalty (1864)

Songs of the Soldiers (New York: George P. Putnam, 1864)

Confederate Rhymes and Rhapsodies (1864)

Personal and Political Ballads (1864)

Speeches of Andrew Johnson (1865)

Life and Speeches of John Bright (1865)

Anecdotes, Poetry, and Incidents of the War: North and South: 1860-1865 (1866)

Women in the War, 1861-66 (1866)

Songs and Ballads of the Southern People, 1861-65 (1887)

The Civil War in Song and Story, 1860-1865 (New York: P. F. Collier, 1889)

Language: English

Binding: Leather; tight & secure

Size: ~5.75in X 4in (14.5cm x 10cm)

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1864 CIVIL WAR Lyrics of Loyalty SIGNED Longfellow

Estimate $399 - $800Nov 25, 2018