La Saisiaz:

Browning (Robert)

La Saisiaz:

The Two Poets of Croisic.

Description: FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, pp. [viii], 201, [1], [2, ads], foolscap 8vo, original blue/green cloth, borders blocked in black on the upper cover, in blind on the lower, spine a trifle faded, corners a shade rubbed, lower inner hinge strained, inscribed on the half-title 'Reuben Browning from his affectionately RB. May 15. 1878', and with an ALs from M. Kalish to Reuben Browning tipped onto the verso of the front free endpaper

Publication Details: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1878

Notes: The letter from Kalish to Reuben Browning is 3 pp., 8vo, on 35, Longbridge Road, South Kensington, headed notepaper, dated May 19th, 1878, thanking Browning for his 'kind expressions with respect to my last little book ... and for the volume from the fertile pen of your gifted nephew', and he goes on to give his opinion of said volume. The praise of it is tempered with some severe reservations, a remarkably frank estimation in fact. One gets the impression that Reuben Browning had received similar missives, regarding the 'fertile pen of [his] gifted nephew.' The inscription in Pen's copy of th...more

Bibliography: (Tinker 431: Wise pp. 39-40)

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Price: £1,750

Subject: Literature

Published Date: 1878

Stock Number: 65551

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