1814.099: The Virginia Wreath.
Full Title: The Virginia wreath: or Original poems. By John Wharton, M.D. Formerly president of the Royal Physical Society at Edinburg, and honorary member of the Medical and Physical Society of Guys Hospital, London.
Author: Wharton, John (1775-1829).
Place Issued: Winchester
Issuing Press: Jonathan Foster
Description: 106 pgs.; 18 cm. (16mo).
Imprint states: "Winchester, Va. Printed for the author, by J. Foster, 1814." Wharton was then a Culpeper County physician and surgeon who was induced by friends to publish this collection of his original poetry. Remarkably, the eight-page subscriber list at end of text [97-105], includes just three Virginia printer-booksellers: publisher Foster and the Petersburg tradesmen Edward Pescud and Samuel Dilworth.
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