Essays of Leigh Hunt&#59; Poems of Leigh Hunt

Essays of Leigh Hunt; Poems of Leigh Hunt

HUNT, Leigh; JOHNSON, Reginald Brimley (ed.)

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Publication Info

  • Publisher: J.M. Dent and Co
  • Edition: Limited Edition
  • Date Published: 1891
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    Unnumbered edition of 225 copies. (2 vols.) xxviii, 235; vii, 268. 21 cm. Six sepia illustrations as well as title vignettes, headpiece, tailpiece and drop initials. Deep green cloth. Vol. 1: residue on rear. Vol. 2: stains on back. Both vols have little tears in spine heads and chipped labels. Pages untrimmed. Bookplates on front paste-down endpapers. A collection of miscellaneous writings by Leigh Hunt, whose early writings made him an enemy of the government and later writings made him the enemy of his friends. In this volume he voices opinions on the deaths of little children, angling, seamen on shore, wit and humour, Shakespeare, Burns, Coleridge, Shelley, etc. Second volume consists of poetry and prefaces to periodicals.