105
105
Hopkins, Gerard Manley.
POEMS... EDITED WITH NOTES BY ROBERT BRIDGES. HUMPHREY MILFORD, [1918]
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 1,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
105
Hopkins, Gerard Manley.
POEMS... EDITED WITH NOTES BY ROBERT BRIDGES. HUMPHREY MILFORD, [1918]
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 1,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Hopkins, Gerard Manley.
POEMS... EDITED WITH NOTES BY ROBERT BRIDGES. HUMPHREY MILFORD, [1918]

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


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Literature

Dunne A38; Connolly 33

Catalogue Note

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.)

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