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22 November 2002
TENNYSON, Alfred, Lord (1809-1892). Enoch Arden, London: Edward Moxon & Co., 1864. 8° (162 x 96mm.). (Occasional light spotting). Later green half morocco. (Edges lightly rubbed). FIRST EDITION.
Letters of consolation and advice from a father to his daughter on the death of her sister, London: I. Gold for F. and C. Rivington & J. Hatchard, 1805. 12° (172 x 99mm.). (A few leaves with short tears). Contemporary red morocco, upper cover lettered in gilt 'The Gift of a Friend' within single fillet and foliate border roll, volute at each corner, spine with repeat gilt decoration and lettered in one panel, gilt edges. (Joints and edges lightly rubbed). Provenance: Charlotte Nugent. Dec. 8. 1809 (ink inscription on front endpaper); some ink underlining and marginalia. Second edition. Not in Halkett & Laing.
With 12 other books, mainly late 18th or early 19th-century poetry, including Poems by Mr. Jerningham (London, 1774), James Thomson's The Seasons (London, 1788), Thomas Gisborne's Walks in a Forest (London, 1801) and Byron's Beauties of English Poets (London, 1852). (13)
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