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A Copybook used as a Friendship Album Pamelia Jenne, Charlton, MA
A Copybook used as a Friendship Album Pamelia Jenne, Charlton, MA


 
Price: $400.00

Bibliography:
Samuel Wood & Sons New York . 1826
Keywords:
Friendship, Poetry, Women's History

Product Code: 21002699

Description
 
Illustrated wrapper. 20 leaves, 38 pages of manuscript plus one naive watercolor of flowers. Both original and copied verse by a series of friends.  Writers include Lucian Jenne, Isabella, "R...", Mary, Fran, and Rhamanthus.  Many with several entries.  Titles include Monody on Reverend Levi Parsons, Sonnet to P.J. A New Years Gift, Curiosity, Woman - Daughter of God and man - 4 1/2 pages, Old Age, Friendship, Reflections, The Strangers Heart and more.  A woman begins :There is a language of the heart, That mocks at learning's studdied(sp) art, There is an utterance of the soul That laughs at scholarship's control, Breathes forth, in verse, a living thought, With feeling, love , and nature fraught;  It concludes To brighten hope and banish fate; To raise new prospects of a land on high Where Death is swallowed up in Victory!" .  A whimsical addition on the back cover - "Sold by Samuel Wood & Sons" is followed by a manuscript addition of "& Daughters".  Measures 7 3/4" x 6 1/2".