Song Favours.

Dalmon (C.W.)

Song Favours.

Description: FIRST EDITION, one of 450 copies, title-page design by J.P. Donne printed in black and orange, pp. [x], 77, [1], [16], small 4to, original pale green buckram with Donne design stamped in gilt to upper board and backstrip, backstrip lettered in gilt, backstrip and borders browned, one corner pushed, a couple of light marks, edges roughtrimmed and browned, free endpapers browned, the flyleaf with later ownership inscription of Rex Taylor, good

Publication Details: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1895

Notes: Inscribed by the author on the front pastedown, in the year of publication: 'With very kind regards from C.W. Dalmon, October 29, 1895'. Charles Dalmon was known as the Sussex poet, preceding Kipling and Belloc in his association with that region; he was published in the Yellow Book, and was admired by Edward Thomas, who called him a 'Modern Herrick', Siegfried Sassoon, and later John Betjeman - the latter two including him in that category of neglected poets of the late 19th century. This is his second volume of verse....more

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Price: £150

Subject: Literature

Published Date: 1895

Stock Number: 65114

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