New York: Printed by Leavitt, Trow, 1849.
Illustrated by Portrait Frontispiece engraving by W Roberts. Hardcover. Good with no dust jacket. Item #14222
Library label/stamps/marks/spine markings, front free endpaper label peel, blank front flyleaf 1/3 REMOVED, blank rear flyleaf REMOVED, edges toned, random foxing, cloth rubbed. Solid hardcover. ; Embossed cloth binding with gilt spine lettering. Joseph Sabin; A Dictionary of Books Relating to America; 72647. "He became an humble participator, on a late occasion of public rejoicing; and being honored with the duty, as an Englishman, to make a few remarks at the great meeting in the Park, in honor of the French Republic, and having, in the course of the speech, given in poetry, what he styled the "Contrast", tending to point out the evils of monarchy in his native land, and the blessings of Democracy in this, his adopted country, and of which the "New-York Herald" gave a full report, and the daily press generally spoke in terms of kindness and approbation of it, as a patriotic effusion; he was induced to embody this Poem, satisfied that its sentiments would be fully responded to by his fellow-citizens." - Preface. ; Ex-Library; 168 pages.