Campbell, Thomas. Gertrude of Wyoming; A Pennsylvanian Tale. And Other Poems. London: For the Author, by Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1809. First Edition. 
Rebound in 1939 by Bayntun of Bath, England, whose firm later merged with the Riviere bindery of Paris.
Half blue morocco with blue cloth bards, spine with raised bands in 6 panels, 9 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches, 134 clean pp., top edge gilt, rest deckled. Included is the 16-pp. publisher's catalogue dated Dec. 1, 1808. Eratta slip for p. 8 tipped in. Ex historical society library with a white label at bottom of front cover, bookplate, ink name stamp on title page. Small obituary clipping inside front cover, bookseller's ticket & previous owner's address label on rear paste-down.
Sabin 10268. An historical poem on the 1778 Wyoming Massacre, in which British & Indian forces killed & scalped over 300 patriots, some by slow torture. This atrocity was the basis for the Sullivan-Clinton Expedition against the Iroquois the following year.
Once owned by the Kunkle family, descendants of Wyoming settlers. Includes a packet of material relative to the volume: 1972 donation inquiry letter; 2nd donation letter 1972; 1969 bookseller's letter describing original purchase in 1939, binding decision, note that the book had made three trips across the Atlantic; hand-drawn map of the Battle of Wyoming; 16 pp. typewritten account of Col. John Franklin at the Battle of Wyoming, from Historical Sketches of Huntington Valley, by Rees Millard Tubbs (1886).
PS: We hope as the second bookseller we do not have this item in inventory for 30 years!