By: LOCKER, Frederick

Price: £500.00

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8vo. pp. viii, 134; frontispiece. 20 pages of reviews bound in at the rear. 1st issue without the cancel leaf at pp. 95/6. Quarter leather a little worn at the head of the spine. Large Paper copy with presentation inscription from the author to writer and critic William Michael Rossetti and an autograph letter addressed to Mr Bradbury loosely inserted. The Henry William Bruton copy, item 303 in his sale catalogue of 1921, bought by Sewell for £6 10s. A pencil note by Bruton on the first blank reads “The frontispiece is an india proof which I substituted for the impression which was in the book when I bought it of Sotherans. Freeman told me that Locker stated to him that only 120 impressions of the plate were taken & that the plate was then destroyed. H.W. Bruton. I bought the etching at Freeman’s Sale - he gave 30/- for it.”

Title: Poems.

Author Name: LOCKER, Frederick

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Publisher: John Wilson [Not Published], 1868.:

Seller ID: 40070