H.T. Wright, 1898. Item #55611
LEWIS, R. J. FOUR CENTURIES AND OTHER POEMS. Kansas City, Mo.: H.T. Wright, 1898. 16mo., green cloth stamped in gilt. First Edition. Signed by Lewis beneath his frontispiece portrait in the front of the book- not a facsimile signature but actually signed by him in ink. Rees Jones Lewis, also known as "Judge Lewis," was a native of Wales who moved to Missouri in 1858. A scarce book of early Missouri poetry. Very Good (minor rubbing covers with very tiny tear frontispiece). $325.00.