American Poetry, 1609-1870 Author Index

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Reel: 72, No. 2076
[Vaill, Joseph] 1751-1838.

An address to a deist, a poem.

New-London, Printed by James Springer, for the Author. 1796

12 p.

Reel: 72, No. 2077
[Vaill, Theodore Frelinghuysen] 1832-1875.

...A free and independent translation of the first and fourth books of the AEneid of Virgil: wherein are unfolded the travels of AEneas, the origin of the Roman Empire, the stratagems employed by the goddess Juno (happily without success) to nip that important enterprise in the bud, the counterplots of the goddess Venus and her mischievous little son Cupid, and the furious love and romantic death of Queen Dido.

Winsted, Conn., Printed and sold at the Winsted herald office. 1870

In hexameter and pentameter. With illustrations by Thomas Worth. Designed for the use of families, schools, and colleges, and especially for students in Virgil, into whose hands this volume may be put without the least danger of its being used as a pony.; 22 p., 1 l. plates. 21 cm.; At head of title: University edition.; Cover-title: The AEneid, in modern American.; A burlesque paraphrase.

Reel: 177, No. 3198
Valentine, William.

A budget of wit and humour; or, Morsels of mirth for the melancholy; a certain cure for 'the blues,' and all other serious complaints.

Philadelphia, G. Marshall. 1849

Illustrated with twelve portraits of Dr. Valentine in his most celebrated characters.; 6, 9-192 p.; front., port.; 19.5 cm.

Reel: 140, No. 2401
Valentine, William.

Comic metamorphoses.

New York, Garrett & co. [1855]

Being a perfect encyclopedia of fun and humor, and containing comic lectures, comic songs, comic poetry, delineations of eccentric characters ... Also, showing up American character and characteristics, in all its varieties, from the "Yankee" way down east to the pioneers in Arkansaw.; Illustrated with portraits of Dr. Valentine, in some of his most popular characters.; 280 p.; 20 cm.

Reel: 177, No. 3199
Valpy, Richard, 1754-1836.

Poetical chronology of ancient and English history; with historical and explanatory notes.

Boston, Published by Wells and Lilly. [1816]

With additions and improvements. To which is added, American chronology, from the discovery by Columbus, to the establishment of the federal Constitution. Adopted by the School committee, for the use of the public schools in Boston.; 72 p.; 18 cm.

Reel: 72, No. 2079
Van Alstyne, Frances Jane (Crosby), 1820-1915.

Libretto of the flower queen, or, the coronation of the rose.

New York. c1852

15 p.; 25 cm.

Reel: 177, No. 3200
Van Alstyne, Frances Jane (Crosby), 1820-1915.

Monterey, and other poems.

New York, R. Craighead. 1851

x, 203 p.; 18.5 cm.

Reel: 177, No. 3201
Van Alstyne, Frances Jane (Crosby), Mrs., 1820-1915.

The blind girl, and other poems.

New York, Wiley & Putman. 1844

10 p., 1 l., iii, [13]-159 p.; incl. front. (port.) 19 cm.

Reel: 140, No. 2402
[Van Alstyne, Frances Jane (Crosby)] 1820-1915.

A wreath of Columbia's flowers.

New York, H. Dayton. 1858

vi, [7]-138 p.; 19 cm.

Reel: 177, No. 3202
Van Duson, Conrad.

The prodigy: a brief account of.

Toronto. 1870

Dr. G.E. Winans, together with some interesting extracts from his correspondence and manuscripts...; 171 p.; port.; 19 cm.

Reel: 177, No. 3204
[Van Namee, J. William].

Driftwood on the sea of life.

Philadelphia, J. Challen & son. 1860

By Willie Ware [pseud.]; 300 p.; 20 cm.

Reel: 177, No. 3205
[Van Namee, J. William].


[New York?]. [c1868]

96 p.; 18 cm.; Prefatory note signed: J. William Van Namee.

Reel: 177, No. 3205.1
Van Nest, Abraham Rynier, 1823-1892.

Memoir of Rev. George W. Bethune, D.D.

New York, Sheldon and co. 1867

vi, 446 p.; front., plates, ports.; 19.5 cm.; Contains the handwriting of the author.

Reel: 177, No. 3206
[Van Slyck, Albert].

Broad grins of Rochester, consisting of conversations between the genius of the Genesee River, and the guardian of the Erie Canal, which took place near the aqueduct crossing the river at Rochester.

Rochester, Printed for the author by E. Scrantom. 1828

47 p.; 16 cm.

Reel: 141, No. 2404
Van Trump, Stoffle, pseud.

Van Burenad, a poem with explanatory notes.

[n.p.]. 1832

Canto I ...; 44 p.; 20 cm.

Reel: 141, No. 2405
[Van Vechten, Teunis A.] 1787-1811.

A poem, on liberty.

Albany [N.Y.] Printed by Backus & Whiting. 1806

Delivered by one of the graduates at the annual commencement of Union college, on the 30th July 1806. Published at the earnest request of a number of gentlemen who heard it.; 12 p.; 12.

Reel: 72, No. 2080
Van Wart, Irving, jr.

The golden cross, and other poems.

New York, Carleton; [etc., etc.]. 1870

1 p.l., v-xi, 13-180 p.; 20.5 x 16 cm.

Reel: 177, No. 3208
[Van Wart, Irving, jr.].

Recollection of wondrous wanderings.

Fontainebleau. 1864

67 p.; illus.; 25 cm.

Reel: 177, No. 3209
Van Waters, George.

The poetical geography, being a classification of the principal rivers, towns, islands, mountains and lakes of the world, woven into verse: the object of which is to aid the memory in acquiring and retaining a knowledge of the present branch, with an appendix of interesting and useful knowledge, designed as a class book, for schools and private learners; made to accompany any of the common school atlases.

Ogdensburgh, J.M. Tilloison. 1841

48 p.; 18 cm.

Reel: 141, No. 2406
Van Waters, George.

The poetical geography, designed to accompany outline maps or school atlases.

Cincinnati. 1851

To which are added the rules of arithmetic in rhyme.; vi, 7-80 p.; illus.; 22.5 cm.

Reel: 177, No. 3210
Van Waters, George.

The poetical geography, designed to accompany outline maps or school atlases.

Cincinnati. 1853

To which are added the rules of arithmetic in rhyme.; vi, 7-78 p.; illus.; 22.5 cm.; Illustrated title-page.

Reel: 177, No. 3211
Van Waters, George.

The poetical geography, designed to accompany outline maps or school atlases.

Cincinnati, Philadelphia [etc.]. 1850

To which are added the rules of arithmetic in rhyme.; vi, 7-72 p.; illus.; 23 cm.

Reel: 141, No. 2407
Van Waters, George.

The poetical geography, designed to accompany outline maps or school atlases.

Louisville [James & co., stereotypers]. 1853

To which are added the rules of arithmetic in rhyme.; vi, 7-96 p.; illus.; 22.5 cm.; Illustrated t.-p.

Reel: 178, No. 3212
Vandenhoff, George, 1820-1884.

Common sense, a dash at doings of the day; a social satire in verse.

Boston, Ticknor & Fields; New York, Crowen; [etc., etc.]. 1858

48 p.; 19 cm.

Reel: 177, No. 3203
Vandenhoff, George, 1820-1884.

A plain system of elocution: or, Logical musical reading and declamation, with exercises in prose and verse.

New York, C. Shepard. 1845

2 ed.; 327, [153]-167 p.; 20 cm.

Reel: 140, No. 2403
Vanparke, Parke.

Discursions and diversions.

Philadelphia, J.B. Rodgers. 1866

iv p., 2 l., 9-432 p.; 22 cm.; Poetry and prose, including an article entitled, Edgar A. Poe: p. [257]-266.; Original covers wanting.

Reel: 177, No. 3207
[Vaux, Richard] 1816-1895.

The habeas corpus.

[Philadelphia?]. [1862?]

[The act, the writ, and the privilege.] Its death, and how it came by it... Printed by John Doe, office of the Public advertiser. Philadelphia, April 1, 1862.; viii p.; 26 cm.

Reel: 178, No. 3213
Vaux, Roberts, 1786-1836.

Nostra alma mater.

Philadelphia. 1882

18 p.; 20 cm.

Reel: 178, No. 3214
Vergilius Maro, Publius.

The culex of Virgil; with a translation into English verse, by Lucius M. Sargent.

Boston, Printed at the Emerald Press, by Belcher and Armstrong, no. 70 State street. 1807

44 p.

Reel: 59, No. 1729
Vergillus Maro, Publius.

The Eclogues of Virgil, translated into English verse, line for line, by the Rev. George Mackie.

Quebec, Printed by Gilbert Stanley. 1846

64 p.; 19 cm.

Reel: 141, No. 2409
Verity, John, pseud.?, ed.

The twins, being two poems: The lament, by the President; and The vision, by the Ex-President.

[n.p.]. [1856?]

v, [7]-56 p.; 22.5 cm.; Dated October 6th, 1856.; A political satire on Franklin Pierce and Millard Fillmore.

Reel: 178, No. 3215
Vermilye, Ashbel Green, b. 1822.

A discourse delivered at Newburyport, Mass., November 28, 1856.

Newburyport, Moulton & Clark. 1856

On occasion of the one hundredth anniversary of the building of the First Presbyterian church, by the pastor, Rev. A.G. Vermilye.; 74 p.; 23.5 cm.

Reel: 178, No. 3216
[Verplanck, Gulian Crommelin].

Dick Shift, or the State triumvirate.

New York, Printed for the Author, and sold by W.B. Gilley, no. 92 Broadway; J. Seymour, printer. 1819

A political tale in imitation of Swift.; 31 p.

Reel: 72, No. 2082
[Verplanck, Gulian Crommelin].

The state triumvirate, a political tale: and the epistles of Brevet Major Pindar Puff.

New-York: Printed for the author, and sold by W.B. Gilley, no. 92 Broadway, and other booksellers; J. Seymour, printer. 1819

1 p. l., 215 p.

Reel: 72, No. 2083
Verses for little boys.

Charlestown, Mass., G.W. Hobbs. [1859?]

[12] p.; col. illus.; 17 cm.; Variant covers.

Reel: 178, No. 3217
Verses for the year 1790, addressed to the generous subscribers of the New-York Weekly Museum, wishing them a happy new year.

[New York, Printed and published by Harrison and Purdy]. [1790]


Reel: 72, No. 2088
Verses from the island book.

Cambridge. 1865

226 p.; front. illus., plates.; 19 cm.

Reel: 178, No. 3218
Verses made on the sudden death of six young women and one boy, who were drowned July 13, 1782.

[Newport: Printed by H. & O. Farnsworth].


Reel: 72, No. 2089
Verses on the sudden and awful death of Mrs. Rebecca Giles, Mr. Paul Kimball and his wife, Mrs. Desire Holman, Mr. William Ward and his wife, Miss Esther Masury, Mr. Nathaniel Diggadon and his wife, and Mrs. Sarah Becket, all of Salem, who were drowned all together off this harbour on the 17th day of June, 1773.

[Boston, Printed and sold in Milk-Street?].


Reel: 72, No. 2091
Very, Jones, 1813-1880.

Essays and poems.

Boston, C.C. Little and J. Brown. 1839

vii, 175 p.; 17.5 cm.

Reel: 141, No. 2410
Very, Jones, 1813-1880.

"Lines on Mt. Auburn, December 1833" [and other manuscript verse].

[Salem]. [1833]

[16] p.; 19 cm.

Reel: 141, No. 2411
Very, Lydia Louisa Anna, 1823-1901.

Goody Two Shoes.

[Boston, L. Prang & co.]. [186-?]

[16] p.; col. illus.; 18 cm.; "Written and designed by Lydia A. Very."; In verse.; Book in shape of a girl.

Reel: 178, No. 3219
Very, Lydia Louisa Anna, 1823-1901.


Andover, Printed by W.F. Draper. 1856

222 p.; 18.5 cm.; Author's presentation copies.

Reel: 178, No. 3220
Very, Lydia Louisa Anna, 1823-1901.

Robinson Crusoe.

[Boston, L. Prang & co.]. [c1864]

[Written and designed by Lydia L.A. Very.]; [20] p.; col. illus.; 18 cm.; Cover-title.; Book in the shape of Robinson Crusoe.; A poem based on the story by Daniel Defoe.

Reel: 178, No. 3222
[Very, Lydia Louisa Anna] 1823-1901.

Red Riding Hood.

[Boston, L. Prang & co.]. [1863]

[20] p.; col. illus.; 17 cm.; Cover-title.; "Written and designed by Lydia L. Very."; In verse.; Book in shape of Red Riding Hood.

Reel: 178, No. 3221
The Vicar's garden; or, The Greek medal.

Philadelphia, American Sunday-school union. [184-?]

Revised by the committee of publication of the American Sunday-school union.; 32 p.; illus.; 11 cm.

Reel: 141, No. 2413
The Victims of belighted love; or, The graves on the Hudson.

Fall River. 1837

24 p.; 20 cm.

Reel: 141, No. 2414
Victor, Frances (Fuller), 1826-1902.

Poems of sentiment and imagination, with dramatic and descriptive pieces.

New York, A.S. Barnes & co. 1851

By Frances A. and Metta V. Fuller.; 3 p.l., ix-x, [11]-264 p.; 22 cm.

Reel: 178, No. 3223
Victor, Orville James, 1827-1910.

The monk's dream [a poem].


(In Cosmopolitan Art Association. Transactions, 2nd Annual report. 23 cm.; (p. 12-14).

Reel: 178, No. 3224
A View of the Democratick Republican celebration, at Westmoreland, N.H., July 5th, 1813.

[West-moreland, N.H.]. [1813]

Prayer by Rev. Nathaniel Wilbour; oration by Nathan C. Babbitt. A caustick, Pindarick, Hubibrastick poem ...; 12 p.

Reel: 72, No. 2093
The Village reformed; or, The Sunday-school.

Revised by the Committee of Publication of the American Sunday-school union. [1858?]

16, 15, 1 p.; illus.; 11 cm.

Reel: 178, No. 3225
The Vindication: a satire, on 'Charleston: a poem'.

Charleston, S.C. 1848

45 p.; 19 cm.

Reel: 141, No. 2415
[Vingut, Gertrude (Fairfield)].

Irene; or, The autobiography of an artist's daughter.

Boston. 1857

And other tales.; p. [123]-383 23 cm.; Following the t.-p. is: "The Vice-President's daughter and the wife of two husbands," by Miss G.G. Fairfield. p. [1]-121.

Reel: 178, No. 3227
[Vingut, Gertrude (Fairfield)].

Irene; or, The autobiography of an artist's daughter.

Boston [Mass.] Damrell and Moore. 1853

[by Gertrude Fairfield] And other tales [by Genevieve Genevra Fairfield].; 3 p.l., [5]-383 p.; front. (port.); 23.5 cm.

Reel: 178, No. 3226
Vinton, Francis Laurens, 1835-1879.

The guardian, a diversion.

New York, Sutton, Bowne & co. 1869

127, [1] p.; 24.5 cm.; Imperfect: Half-title wanting?; In verse.

Reel: 178, No. 3228
Visions of the years.


A poem: composed and read by Miss E. Jennie Howard, at the graduating exercises of the class of February 7th, 1866, at the Framingham state dorm at school, Worcester, Tyler & Seagrave; 8 p.; 23 cm.

Reel: 178, No. 3229
Voices of the night,--A poe-um.

Troy, N.Y., Young & Hartt. [1849]

[A parody on Poe's the Raven]; (In Troyalmanac and Franklin calendar for the year of our Lord 1850.; 19 cm.; p. [32]).

Reel: 141, No. 2416
Voltaire, Fran├žois Marie Arouet de, 1694-1778.

The Henriad; a poem; with the notes and variations.

Mobile, S. Smith. 1834

Tr. from the French of M. de Voltaire. By Charles L. S. Jones.; vii, [9]-304 p.; 18.5 cm.

Reel: 141, No. 2417
[W., E.S.V.].

Column, anniversary poem, 1835.

[New York?]. [1853]

14 p.; 23 cm.; Cover title.

Reel: 178, No. 3230
[W., J.].

Farewell to Pittsburgh, and the mountains.

Philadelphia, Printed for the author, by Joseph Rakestraw. 1818

Remarks on the scenery: Description of the difficulties surmounted by emigrants. Interspersed with reflections political, prudential and moral; and exactly calculated for those whom it may fit.; 32 p.

Reel: 72, No. 2098
Waddell, [John Hunter.].

The Dartmoor massacre.

Boston, Mass. 1815

8 p.

Reel: 72, No. 2100
Waddell, F.L.

Texas, Fall of San Antonio and other poems.

New York. 1844

26 p.

Reel: 141, No. 2418
Waddell, Francis L.

An autumn dream.

New York, J.F. Trow, printer. 1857

31 l.; 18 cm.; Poem.

Reel: 178, No. 3231
[Waddell, John H.].

A fair epistle from a little poet, to a great player.

New York, sold by the author. 1818

12 p.; illus.

Reel: 72, No. 2101
[Waddell, John H.].

Waddell, to Coleman.

New York. 1819

Facts and fancy. As you like it--go on, or stop.; 8 p.

Reel: 72, No. 2102
Wade, B.B.

"Pike's Peak", a poem delivered before the St. James Library association.

Central City, Colorado ... Central City. 1866

25 p.; 22 cm.

Reel: 178, No. 3232
Wade, D.B.L., Mrs.

Mrs. Wade's letter.

N.Y. 1831

Missionary in India on self denial and a devoted life.; 15, [1] p.; 19 cm.

Reel: 141, No. 2419
Wade, Memucan.

Volume of poems, all entirely new.

Fayetteville, T. 1824

57 p.; 19 cm.

Reel: 141, No. 2420
Wadsworth, William, comp.

The murderer's cave; or, The punishment of wickedness; exemplified in the history of Jacob Jenkins, a notorious robber and murderer, who lived for five years in a cave in one of the forests of Virginia, and used to decoy travellers and murder them for their money.

Boston, Printed for N. Coverly, no. 16, Milk street. 1818

24 p.; Poem inscribed on Jenkins' tomb-stone as a warning: p. iv-vi.

Reel: 72, No. 2103
The Wages of sin; or, Robbery justly rewarded: a poem occasioned by the untimely death of Richard Wilson, who was executed on Boston Neck, for burglary, on Thursday the 19th of October, 1732.

Boston, Printed and sold at the Heart and Crown in Cornhill. [1732]


Reel: 72, No. 2104
Wainwright, D. Wadsworth.

Wheat and chaff, a comedy in five acts.

New York. 1858

83 p.; 20 cm.

Reel: 178, No. 3233
Wainwright, John Joward.


New York, D. Appleton & co. 1860

90 p.; 18.5 cm.

Reel: 178, No. 3234
[Wait, Peter] b. 1804.

A descriptive poem of the sad calamity at Lawrence, Mass., Tuesday, January 10, 1860.

Boston, Printed by C.C.P. Moody. 1860

By an eye witness.; 20 p.; 20 cm.

Reel: 178, No. 3235
Wakeley, Joseph Beaumont, 1804-1875.

One hundred years.

Philadelphia. 1870

A centennial discourse, delivered at Gloricester City, New Jersey, October 24th, 1869 on the 100th anniversary of the arrival of Richard Boardman and Joseph Pilmore.; 24 p.; 19 cm.; Covers lacking.

Reel: 178, No. 3236
Wakeman, Edgar Lewis.

Winter-freed: a summer idyl.

Chicago. 1866

Author's ed. [1st ed.]; 47, [1] p.; front. (port.); 18.5 cm.

Reel: 178, No. 3237
[Walcott, Josephine].

World of song.

Cambridge, Printed at the Riverside press. 1878

2 p.l., [iii]-vi, [7]-157 p.; 15 cm.; Copyrighted by Josephine Walcott; preface signed H.M.B.

Reel: 179, No. 3238
Waldo, E.R.B., Mrs.

Castle Bute; or, A tale of the sixteenth century.

Somerville [Mass.?] Edmund Tufts. 1846

A novelette for "The fair."; 30 p.; 13 cm.

Reel: 141, No. 2421
Waldo, George Curtis.


(Boston). (July 12, 1865)

(In Tufts College. Alumni Association. Oration and poem.; 21 cm.; p. [53]-95).

Reel: 179, No. 3239
Waldron, William Watson.

Last lays of my harp.

[n.p.]. [n.d.]

57 l.

Reel: 141, No. 2422
Waldron, William Watson.

Pocahontas, princess of Virginia: and other poems.

N[ew] Y[ork] Dean & Trevett. 1841

108 p.; 19.5 cm.

Reel: 141, No. 2423
A Walk about Vicksburgh, and other poems.

Boston, J.V. Pierce. 1844

By a gentleman of nature.; 204 p.; 20 cm.

Reel: 141, No. 2424
Walker, Jesse, 1810-1852.

Poems, written during his early professional years.

Buffalo, Phinney & co. 1854

with a brief notice of the author by Rev. Montgomery Schuyler...; 2 p.l., vii, [9]-196 p.; 18.5 cm.

Reel: 179, No. 3240
[Walker, Mary Ann].

Leaves from the backwoods.

Montreal, Printed by J. Lovell. 1861

iv p., 1 l., [7]-174 p.; 19.5 cm.

Reel: 179, No. 3241
Wall, Henry, d. 1889.

Fashion: a humourous and satirical poem.

Richmond, Virginia, West & Johnston. 1870

In two parts.; 22 p.; 23 cm.; Variant covers.

Reel: 179, No. 3242
Wallace, Cyrus W.

[Proceedings and discourse in connection with the anniversary of the] quarter-centennial pastorate of Rev. Cyrus W. Wallace over the First Congregational Church and society in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Manchester. 1865

56 p.; 21 cm.; Contains a poem by Mrs. N.B.T. Greenbough.

Reel: 179, No. 3243
Wallace, Michael A., d. 1892.

Hymns of the church; The nativity, and other poems.

Sanborn & Carter. 1853

Portland [Maine]; 3 p.l., [v]-xii, [13]-321 p.; front., 2 plates. 19.5 cm.; Added t.-p., engraved: Wild scenes of the West.

Reel: 179, No. 3244
Wallace, William Ross, 1819-1881.

Alban the pirate, a romaunt of the metropolis.

New York, Berford & co. 1848

82, [2] p.; 18 cm.

Reel: 141, No. 2425
Wallace, William Ross, 1819-1881.

The battle of Tippencanoe; Triumphs of science and other poems.

Cincinnati. 1837

105 p.

Reel: 141, No. 2426
Wallace, William Ross, 1819-1881.

The liberty bell.

New York, J.G. Gregory. 1862

Illustrated from original drawings by John A. Hows.; 5 l.; illus.; 26.5 cm.; Illustrated t.-p.; In verse.

Reel: 179, No. 3245
Wallace, William Ross, 1819-1881.

Meditations in America, and other poems.

New York, C. Scribner. 1851

vi, [9]-143, [1] p.; front. (port.); 17.5 cm.

Reel: 179, No. 3246
Wallace, William Ross, 1819-1881.

Prattsville, an American poem.

New York. 1852

15 p.; 25 cm.; Reprinted from "Parker's journal".; Cover bound in.

Reel: 179, No. 3247
Wallace, William Ross, 1819-1881.

Progress of the United States: Henry Clay, an ode.

New York. 1856

10 p.; 22 cm.; Reprint from the New York Journal of commerce.

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