Bates, Charlotte Fiske. Risk, and other poems [signed]. Boston: A. Williams and Co., 1881. Second Edition. 
Green publisher's cloth, bright gilt titles, 4 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches, all page edges gilt. Signed "Charlotte Fiske Bates" in purple ink below her name on the title page. Ffep incribed: "To Mrs. F. B. Fosdick, With the author's love. Oct. 25th, 1890." (2), 133 clean pp. Paper name and address label of John S. Mayfield on rear paste-down, with the business card of the book shop in which he purchased this volume, with a typewritten note about the author on the back. Manuscript poem by Bates laid in, in another hand. Very good. Hardcover.
Charlotte Fiske Bates (1838-1916), American poet and editor; Bates edited several of Longfellow's works, and assisted Longfellow in compiling his Poems and Places.