Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859.
Rimini and Other Poems.
Boston: William D. Ticknor & Co., 1844.
Autographed, marked and annotated by Herman Melville.
Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature, Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia, PS2388.Z9.H8.1844.
Data entry for this edition performed by Peter Norberg,
Saint Joseph's University
on this copy.
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Marked and inscribed
Front flyleaf verso (autographed)
Upper leaf] pencil autograph inscription:
Oct. 1861. New York
Cedar House, Central Park."
Upper leaf] pencil inscription:
As explained in the "Documentary Note" to this edition, "Cedar House" likely refers to one of a number of rustic shelters built in "The Ramble" section of Central Park, as described and illustrated in Clarence Chatham Cook's
A Description of the New York Central Park
(New York: F.J. Huntingdon & Co., 1869),
Story of Rimini (pp.1-72)
7-8] pencil enclosure and annotation: