first edition, 8vo, half-title, 2 photogravure portraits, two double-page plates of facsimile, original cloth-backed boards, paper spine label, spine a bit soiled and with slight wear at ends
Dunne A38; Connolly 33
Only 750 copies were printed of Hopkins' ground-breaking and "extraordinary poems" (Connolly, The Modern Movement).
"Hopkins poetry with its religious faith, his experiments in versification, his 'dark night of the soul' would have reduced all his Victorian contemporaries to immediate insignificance had they but known of him..." (op.cit.)
Please call 1-800-555-5555 to order a print catalog for this sale.
Online Registration to Bid is Closed for this Sale. Would you like to watch the live sale?Watch Live Sale