Wlliam Gilmore Simms
Item informationTitle: Poems: Descriptive, Dramatic, Legendary and Contemplative
Genre: Poetry
Call number: 811s Si4p
Publication information Edition: 1
Printing: 1
Issue: 2
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  • Copyright date: 1853
  • Publication date: 1853
  • Digitalization date: 2012-02-08

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Digitization Digital collection: William Gilmore Simms Digital Collection
Rights: Digital Copyright © 2012, The University of South Carolina. All rights reserved. For more information contact The South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208
Resource identifier prefix: PDDLC_1853
On demand printing? Yes
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Physical Information
  • Salley-Simms Collection
Bibliographic citation Simms, William Gilmore.  Poems, Descriptive, Dramatic, Legendary and Contemplative.  New York:  Redfield, 1853.
Description Green boards and spine.   Front and back have flat double border box stamping inside flat triple border box stamping.  Book one spine features gilt stamped:  SIMMS' POETICAL WORKS | [rule] | VOL. I. | [rule] | [Graphic of vine with leaf and bud] | [flat double un-gilt rule] | REDFIELD | [flat double un-gilt rule].   Book two spine features gilt stamped:  SIMMS' POETICAL WORKS | [rule] | VOL. II. | [rule] | [Graphic of vine with leaf and bud] | [flat double un-gilt rule] | REDFIELD | [flat double un-gilt rule].
Notes Though both the copyright and title page dates cite 1853 as the publication year, John C. Guilds, in Simms: A Literary Life posits that the volumes might not have issued until 1854 (212).