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[Tennyson, Alfred, Lord]
POEMS. PRIVATELY PRINTED, 1862
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[Tennyson, Alfred, Lord]
POEMS. PRIVATELY PRINTED, 1862
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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[Tennyson, Alfred, Lord]
POEMS. PRIVATELY PRINTED, 1862
8vo (168 x 131mm.), first pirated edition, original blue wrappers printed in black, unopened, preserved in quarter blue morocco folding box, covers slightly creased
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Catalogue Note

This first pirated edition was probably forged by J Dykes Campbell with the bookseller John Camden Hotten. Tennyson successfully obtained an injunction to prevent its sale extracting an apology and £100 from Hotten.

The Library of an English Bibliophile Part VIII

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