Washington, DC: The National Tribune, 1893. Original Drawings by J.E. Kelly and George W. Breck. Final image depicts of a Native American and a freed slave receiving the benedictions of America. First Edition. A patriotic poem. Signed presentation from Sherwood on the front endpaper: “Mrs. Cyrus Bosworth, With kindest regards, Kate Brownlee Sherwood. Toledo, O, June 10, 1900.” With a memorial bookplate, with photograph & poem, for Sherwood’s husband, Isaac R. Sherwood, on the front pastedown.
Kate Brownlee Sherwood [1841-1914] was an American poet, journalist, and translator from Ohio, also known as a story writer, philanthropist, patron of art and literature. She is best known as the author of army lyrics and poems written for the celebration of military occasions, with this title being a full-length patriotic poem. Isaac Ruth Sherwood [1835-1925] was an American politician and newspaper editor from Toledo, Ohio, as well as an officer in the Union army during the Civil War. He served nine terms in the United States Congress, and was a noted pacifist during World War I. An uncommon title. Small quarto: pictorial blue cloth, stamped in gilt; top edge gilt; 85 pages. Item #57462
Very Good (covers nice & very bright; contents clean & tight; little browning bookplate due to original glue used to tip it in). A nice copy!