The Pilgrim of Glencoe: And Other Poems (Signed; Fine Binding)

The Pilgrim of Glencoe: And Other Poems (Signed; Fine Binding)

Campbell, Thomas

London: Edward Moxon, 1842

[Fine binding, Presentation Copy] Signed by author (1842) in tipped in letter in rear.  Bound in fine 3/4 morocco over marbled boards. Gilt ruled. Top edge gilt. Marbled end pages. Addressee's name (Baron ...) in rear letter from author is scratched out.  Some of the poems included: The Pilgrim Of Glencoe; The Child And Hind; Napoleon And The British Sailor; The Jilted Nymph; Benlomond; The Parrot; On Getting Home; The Portrait Of A Female Child Six Years Old; Moonlight; Song Of The Colonists Departing For New Zealand; Moonlight; Cora Linn Or The Falls Of The Clyde; Lines Suggested By The Statue Of Arnold Von Winkelreid; Song On Our Queen; To The United States Of North America; The Launch Of A First Rate; Chaucer And Windsor; Notes To The Pilgrim Of Glencoe, etc.  

Interestingly, from an American perspective is the poem dedicated to the United States, "United States, your banner wears two emblems - one of fame ; Alas, the other that it bears Reminds us of your shame. Your standard's constellation types White freedom by its stars; But what's the meaning of the stripes?  They mean your negroes' scars." *Autographed by author.*  Campbell was a popular Scottish poet of the early 19th century. He is buried in Westminster Cathedral in Poet's Corner.

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