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PRINTED IN LONDON ENGLAND: THE NONESUCH PRESS IN 1933
Introduction signed: John Sparrow.
LIMITED EDITION number 119/2000 on Van Gelder paper in the Blado type. 145 pages.
On this day 9/15/1833 Arthur Henry Hallam, an English poet, died at the age of twenty-two; in 1850, he would be eulogized in a poem which became a cornerstone for Tennyson and Victorian literature, In Memoriam A.H.H.:
. . . I hold it true, whate'er befall;
I feel it, when I sorrow most;
'Tis better to have loved and lost
Than never to have loved at all.
A collector’s hard cover book in good condition, with binding intact and black slip case with mild wear.
Interestingly – a number of uncut pages. Appears book was never read. Some warping.
This particular edition could not be found during on-line research and could be rare.
Measures approx. 11 1/4" Tall by X 7" Wide
VELLUM BOARDS WITH BRIGHT GILT GOLD DECORATED SPINE,; BRIGHT GILT GOLD TOP EDGES; UNTRIMMED FORE AND BOTTOM EDGES; BRIGHT GILT GOLD DECORATED TITLE PAGE WITH BLACK LETTERS.
Author - Alfred Lord Tennyson 1809 – 1892 completed this work in 1849.
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