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Fine in Fine jacket. Book. 8vo-over 5¾"-7¾" Tall. This is a Fine Copy of this book in Publisher's blue cloth with gilt title lettering to spine, in a Fine Dust-Jacket which has NO chips or tears to the outer edges of the wrapper. Not price clipped and this copy has NO previous ownership names or inscriptions present. Book has a firm binding and their is no leaning or rolling to spine. Clean copy internally, 8vo 110p First Edition 1st Impression.
As New/As New. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall 1 86066 025 8 Literature Hardcover. Like new. 8vo. Richard Cohen Pub., London. 1995. Edited by Flex Pryor. Illustrated 110 pp. including references. Previous owner's attractive name plate on inside front board. Includes Mylar protective covering.
New/New. 9 x 5-1/2 x 3/4 " 1860660258 1995 FIRST EDITION Hardcover book in dustjacket...BRAND NEW from 1995 publisher...Never opened, Never owned...Jacket protected in New non-stick clear mylar sleeve...110 pages...This fascinating book is the first publication of one of the masterpieces of the Romantic Age....George Crabbe ( 1754-1832) was a favorite poet of Byron...Scott and...particularly...of Jane Austen...This is a highly dramatic and acutely-observed tragedy...describing the murder of a baby by a young girl...and the ' voluntary ' insanity that follows...The poem is edited by Felix Pryor...who discovered it among the papers of an ancestor...Sarah Hoare...who was Crabbe's closest friend at the end of his life...and also his unofficial literary executor...The editor's introduction by Pryor explores the extraordinary links between the shocking subject matter of the poem...and the tragedies that affected Crabbe himself...which included his drug addiction...the madness of his wife following the death of her children...and a tainted inheritence...He argues that it was these autobiog raphical origins...as well as the shocking nature of the story itself...that led to the poem's original suppression for so many years...even though in it Crabbe succeeds...where many of his greatest contemporaries failed...in producin g a tragedy of Shakespearian power....Editor Felix Pryor is editor of The Fabor Book of Letters and author of The Mirror and the Globe, a study of the ' little eyases ' in Hamlet...he has also contributed an article on ' Nelson the Letter Writer ' to the Royal Naval Museum's Nelson Companion...He is descended from the sister of Sarah Hoare, the original owner of the manuscript of this long-lost poem...The front cover of the pictorial dj shows a detail of a portrait of Sarah Hoare, the original owner of the manuscript, by an unknown artist...as well as a copy made by Sarah Hoare of the portrait of George Crabbe by Thomas Phillips R.A. on the back...decorated end pages are illustrated with with watercolor by Sarah Hoare, showing Samuel Hoare at Heath House, Hamstead, in an imaginary gallery hung with portraits of his friends..." The Voluntary Insane "...by George Crabbe...edited by Felix Pryor...published by Richard Cohen, London...1995 First Edition Hardcover book in Dustjacket *** Securely packed for Safe delivery ~ Shipping safely worldwide, since 1965 ***
As New in Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. (UK) First Edition blue bds, illus endpapers, xii, 110pp, biblio. Pryor's discovery of Crabbe's manuscript (1754-1832) has produced this first publication of one of the masterpieces of the romantic Age. Crabbe was a favourite poet of Byron, Scott and, particularly, of Jane Austen. Fine, as new, in unclipped Fine Dj. (1.3 FO 55/2.
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