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1 Cranch (Christopher Pearse) A Poem Delivered in The First Congregational Church in the Town of Quincy, May 25, 1840, The Two Hundredth Anniversary of the Incorporation of the Town. Published by Request.
Boston: James Munroe, 1840. First edition. 
Original blue printed wrappers, bound into plain purple cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Pale yellow end papers. 26pp. Some wear to the edges of the wrappers, old embossed stamp of the Boston Public Library on the front wrapper and title page, inner front hinge cracking, very good. The first book by Cranch, who later wrote the juvenile fantasies Last of the Huggermuggers and its sequel, Kobboltozo. Cranch is notorious for his illustrations spoofing Emerson's Essays, published in The Western Messenger. BAL 4017. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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2 Cranch (Christopher Pearse) Kobboltozo: A Sequel to the Last of the Huggermuggers. With Illustrations.
Boston: Phillips, Sampson and Company, 1857. First edition. cat40a 
[96]pp. Orange blind-stamped cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Frontispiece & numerous illustrations. Some soiling of cloth, old stains to rear margins, long tear in the margin of one plate (not affecting image); about very good otherwise. BAL 4031. 
Price: 150.00 CAD
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