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Chidiock Tichborne: Elegy, 1586. (Walter Stein) and (Isaac Disraeli)

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[SIGNED] New York: Walter Stein, (1966) Folio in slipcase, comprised of seventeen sheets of folded and unbound paper housed within black, paper-covered board portfolio. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY WALTER STEIN TO JOYCE WITTENBORN on rear front cover. With an additional 12-page booklet in stapled wraps, titled "Chidiock Titchbourne" by Isaac Disraeli, laid-in. A graphic interpretation of Chidiock Tichborne's last poem by artist (and publisher) Walter Stein. Tichborne wrote Elegy in 1586 while he was imprisoned in the Tower of London, awaiting execution for his alleged involvement in the Babington Conspiracy ("an attempt to dethrone Queen Elizabeth and replace her with Mary, Queen of Scotland.") The seperate booklet included (as issued) is an essay from the seventh edition of "Curiosities of Literature" written by Isaac Disraeli in 1823, and describes Tichborne's loyal life before his imprisonment. All seventeen plates illustrated in both color and b/w off-set lithographic reproductions of drawings, intended to represent respective lines from the poem which are written on the page. Scuffing and light wear to publisher's slipcase, else very good overall condition - no owner marking, NOT EX-LIBRARY. (fprw2) New York: Walter Stein, (1966) Folio in slipcase. Seventeen sheets of unbound folded paper in paper covered boards portfolio with an additional 12-page booklet in stapled wraps, titled "Chidiock Titchbourne by Isaac Disraeli" laid-in. A graphic interpretation of Chidiock Tichborne's final poem, Elegy by Walter Stein. Tichborne wrote this poem in 1586 during his imprisonment in the Tower of London while awaiting execution for his alleged involvement in the Babington Conspiracy ("an attempt to dethrone Queen Elizabeth and replace her with Mary, Queen of Scotland.") The booklet included is an essay from the seventh edition of "Curiosities of Literature" written by Isaac Disraeli in 1823, describing Tichborne's loyal life before his imprisonment. All seventeen plates illustrated in color and b/w off-set lithographic reproductions of drawings, intended to represent respective lines from the poem which are written on the page. Bookseller Inventory # SV-VBO9-28DH

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Title: Chidiock Tichborne: Elegy, 1586. (Walter ...

Binding: Loose Leaf Jan 01, 1966

Book Condition:Used: Very Good

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