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ST. JOHN, Peter
The Death of Abel, An Historical or rather a Conjectural Poem; Relating many things which might probably take place both Before and After that Barbarous Fratricide
Printed by Nathan Douglas, for the author, Danbury [Conn.], 1793. First edition. [6], [13]-186pp. Errata and (facetious) list of subscribers bound in after preface, some copies have the errata bound as the last leaf. Rebound, with new endpapers, in later purple cloth gilt. A stain on the first few leaves, a bit of foxing, slight loss to a few words in the preface, else a very good copy. Humorous doggerel supposedly translated from the German. Scarce. *OCLC* locates three copies in two entries, all in New England (AAS, Brown, Trinity). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA [Gloucester City, NJ, U.S.A.]
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