Cincinnati: W.E. Dibble, 1881. Not sure if this is a first edition. Date on title page is 1881. Copyright p. is 1880. Bound in blue cloth stamped in gold. 12 mo. 7-3/8" x 5-1/4". 139 pp. plus 2 pp. publisher's ads for other works by John James Piatt and Mrs. Piatt. A tight, sturdy copy with a few smudges on the title page and scattered very light foxing. 1-1/2 " split beginning from bottom of back past down endpaper along the joint. Tiny chip out of the fore-edge of the free front endpaper. Wear at top and bottom of spine. A little wear at corner tips. Item #333
Expressing life, character and sentiment in the Ohio Valley, describing the Western landscape. Poems which appeared in author's previous volumes had been revised for this volume and a few corrections made.