New York: Printed & Sold by J. Baldwin [false imprint, actually printed in London], 1821. First edition with an American imprint. 12mo in sixes (16 cm). (12), 181, (1, publisher’s ad leaf) pp. Engraved title leaf on thicker paper. American Imprints 6784. Grannis 22. Wise Shelley Library, p. 92. OCLC: For a discussion of the publication of this unauthorized edition, see George T. Goodspeed’s, "The 'first American' Queen Mab" in The Colophon, New Graphic Series 1 (1939). Ulbert Parsons Sachs bookplate on front pastedown; Sachs’s major poetry collection was sold by Ritter-Hopson in 1932. Original drab boards (spine repaired). A little interior browning and soiling, but a very good, untrimmed copy. Item #66977

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