Selections from the poetical literature of the West-1841. Edited by William D. Gallagher. A facsimile reproduction, with an introduction by John T. Flanagan.
|Main Creator:||Gallagher, William D. (William Davis), 1808-1894, editor.|
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Gainesville, FL : Scholars' Facsimiles & Reprints, 1968.
Scholars' facsimiles & reprints.
William Davis Gallagher was born on August 21, 1808 in Philadelphia. He later moved with his family to Ohio after the death of his father, a refugee from Ireland. He worked as an editor for various newspapers and in later years became well-known for his poetry. In 1841, Davis compiled Selections from the Poetical Literature of the West, one of the earliest American regional poetry anthologies ; it included poems by 38 writers in the West, including Gallagher's own popular poem, "Miami Woods." He died in 1894.
Physical description: xx, 264 pages ; 22 cm.
GR 5491: Stephen Griffin Collection
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