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Landor, Walter Savage
SIMONIDEA. BATH: PRINTED BY W. MEYLER, IN THE GROVE, AND SOLD BY (LONDON:) G. ROBINSON, [1806].
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,250 GBP
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122
Landor, Walter Savage
SIMONIDEA. BATH: PRINTED BY W. MEYLER, IN THE GROVE, AND SOLD BY (LONDON:) G. ROBINSON, [1806].
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Landor, Walter Savage
SIMONIDEA. BATH: PRINTED BY W. MEYLER, IN THE GROVE, AND SOLD BY (LONDON:) G. ROBINSON, [1806].
8vo, FIRST EDITION, errata leaf at the end, later half calf over marbled boards, spine decorated in gilt, marbled endpapers, offsetting and browning to preliminaries and endpapers
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Provenance

Freke Guy Rashleigh Duke; Bent Juel-Jenson (bookplates)

Literature

Wise and Wheeler 8

Catalogue Note

VERY RARE, with no copy sold at auction since 1975, and only two copies before that going back to 1932. There are three copies only recorded on COPAC (British Library, V&A and Bodleian). Simonidea includes the author's celebrated poem on Rose Aylmer (the sister of his friend Lord Aylmer), who sailed to India with an aunt and died two years later of cholera.

English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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London