A Collection of Poems, Chiefly Manuscript, and From Living Authors, Edited for the Benefit of a Friend

BAILLIE, Joanna (ed.)

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Important anthology of Romantic poetry contains the first printing of two sonnets by Wordsworth: "Not love nor war" and "A volant tribe of bards." Also short verse play "Mac Duff's Cross" by Sir Walter Scott, Robert Southey, Rev. G. Crabb, Mrs. Hemans, editor Joanna Baillie, etc.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Date Published: 1823
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: n/a
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
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  • Details:
    xliv, 330, 4 p. 24 cm. Red cloth or tape spine with grey boards. Cloth unevenly cut or applied and small hole and chip at spine tail. Corners worn and rear hinge loose. Text block edge worn and roughened. Several pages loose or loosening. Tear in p. 247. Some foxing and occasional ink marks throughout. Inscribed on title page to a Miss McMahen, Toronto, 1846. Includes subscribers' list, beginning with the king himself.

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