Response to the Blue Juniata And Other Poems, Sentimental, Historical and Religious.
First edition, first printing. This collection features poems and historical illustrations encompassing the rich heritage of Western Pennsylvania, spanning from colonial times to the present day. The book is dedicated to Beatrice Byely (née Guldin) by the author who describes her has having escaped the captivity of “Pontiac’s Confederates and bore her tender babes through the wilderness from Bushy Run to Fort Ligonier in 1763 [etc.].” The author was a a native of Paulton, Westmoreland County, and authored Col. Henry Bouquet and his Campaigns (1883), among others.
Description: Response to the Blue Juniata And Other Poems, Sentimental, Historical and Religious.
Cleveland: Central Publishing House, 1902. Octavo. 117 pages, illustrations. Very good or better with light rubbing to original publisher’s maroon and gilt-lettered cloth binding.