INSCRIBED BY HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW, WITH A LAID-IN AUTOGRAPH SIGNED LETTER BY LONGFELLOW
LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth. The Golden Legend. Boston, 1851.
First edition, first printing, of Longfellow's dramatic poem, inscribed in the year of publication: "From the author 1851," with an accompanying autograph signed letter by Longfellow mounted on card thanking the recipient for sending an article on Bayou Teche, a river in Louisiana where the real-life Acadians who were the subject of Longfellow's famous epic poem "Evangeline" settled. $1500.