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The Rowley Poems of Thomas Chatterton

1911, a presentation copy from The Clarendon Press

Author

Thomas Chatterton, edited by Maurice Evan Hare

Publisher

Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1911
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Printing Details

First edition. Hardback, bound in the original green cloth with gilt titling to spine and upper board. Top edge gilt, fore-edge untrimmed. 19.5 × 13.5cm, xliv + xxvii + 333pp, ads.

Not signed but this copy was a presentation copy from the Clarendon Press and is blindstamped to the title page. There is also a printed compliments slip loosely inserted from the Delegates of the Press and a flyer for this edition.

Thomas Chatterton's “Rowley” poems, which he attributed to a 15th-century Bristol priest, Thomas Rowley. The book has a lengthy introduction which discuss Chatterton's life and the genesis of the Rowley poems etc, followed by a reprint of the 1778 Rowley poems.

Condition

This copy is in good condition. There is some marking to the upper board where it looks as if another book has been rested on it for some time and left a mark, and some light rubbing and bumping to the boards. The contents are in good condition, with most pages uncut (ie unopened). The inner binding is secure and the pages clean, bar some tanning to the endpapers.

Price

£20.00
 

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