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The American hero : Made on the Battle of Bunker-Hill, and the burning of Charlestown.

Author/creator Niles, Nathaniel, 1741-1828
Format Book and Microform
Publication Info[Boston] : [publisher not identified], [between 1810 and 1814]
Description1 sheet (1 unnumbered page) ; 29 x 21 cm.
Series Early American imprints. First series ; no. 42911
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 42911. ^A478749
General noteVerse in fifteen stanzas; first lines: Why should vain mortals tremble at the sight of death and destruction in the field of battle.
General noteBy Nathaniel Niles. Cf. Evans 14349.
General noteAmerican Antiquarian Society copy bound in the Isaiah Thomas collection of broadside ballads, v. II, no. 132, "purchased from a ballad printer and seller in Boston" and presented to the society in August 1814. Most, if not all, of these issues were published after 1810. Cf. Ford, W.C. The Isaiah Thomas collection of ballads, 1924.
General noteText in two columns; printed area measures 23.0 x 16.3 cm.
General noteNot in Shaw & Shoemaker.
References Bristol B4083
References Shipton & Mooney 42911
References Ford, W.C. Broadsides, 1787
References Ford, W.C. Broadsides, 2955
References Ford, W.C. Thomas ballads, 5
References Wegelin, O. Amer. poetry, 487
Reproduction noteJoyner- Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985] 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 42911).
Genre/formPoems 1810.
Other titleWhy should vain mortals tremble.

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