Dies Boreales; or, Christopher Under Canvas


This antique hardcover book is bound in black cloth boards, with decorative etching on the front cover and gilt lettering and decoration on the spine. Spine ends chipped; pasted-down spine label, some other edgewear. Bookplate on front inner board, owner's name on front endpaper. Some foxing. Most inner pages clean. A scarce first edition of Wilson's theatrical dialogue between "Seward," "Buller" and "North," which includes musings on literature, theology, history, politics and more. 363 pages; approx. 5"x8".



  • Dies Boreales; or, Christopher Under Canvas
  • Professor John Wilson
  • A. Hart, 1850
  • First edition