133
133
Patmore, Coventry
TAMERTON CHURCH-TOWER AND OTHER POEMS. JOHN PARKER AND SONS, 1854 OR 1853
Estimate
8001,200
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133
Patmore, Coventry
TAMERTON CHURCH-TOWER AND OTHER POEMS. JOHN PARKER AND SONS, 1854 OR 1853
Estimate
8001,200
JUMP TO LOT

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Patmore, Coventry
TAMERTON CHURCH-TOWER AND OTHER POEMS. JOHN PARKER AND SONS, 1854 OR 1853
8vo, so called "second" edition [in fact a reprint of the first edition with dedication page removed], new title page and revisions to two gatherings with two poems removed and four others added, divisional title after preliminaries, RICHARD GARNETT'S COPY, original dark purple cloth, label on spine, label chipped, upper hinge starting, spine rubbed
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Provenance

Richard Garnett, friend of the poet, ownership signature dated 14 December 1857; Lewis Kennedy Morse, bookplate

Catalogue Note

Garnett worked with Patmore in the British Museum and became a close friend and sympathetic advisor and critic of the poet. He edited an anthology of Patmore's work in 1879.

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

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London