Holmes The Iron Gate, and Other Poems
Boston, 1880

C-T, p. 177; BL 8949. Frank Brewer Bemis copy with his bookplate. Inscribed to "James Russell Lowell with the loving remembrance of Oliver Wendell Holmes." Lowell has tipped into the volume a manuscript of Holmes's poem "To J.R.L. July 14th 1877." The text of this poem, printed in C-T, p. 338, is from a different manuscript. The poem is not collected until CER, pp. 360-361, and note p. 434, explaining the lighthouse allusion.

OWH 282

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