ALLSTON, Washington. The Sylphs of the Seasons, With Other Poems
Boston: Cummings & Hilliard, 1813. First American Edition. First American Edition of the first literary work by the pioneer of American's Romantic movement of landscape painting who has been referred to as "America's Titian". BAL 494 with H2 gathering on thin paper (no precedent stated). Poor as the boards are not present; leather spine has some loss; marbled endpapers present; text block tight with scattered foxing and fading and ink inscription by prior owner; a proper copy for rebinding. Poor.