Flowers of Fancy
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Slender 8vo hardcover in decorated (line drawn floral wreath) terra cotta paper-covered boards over contrasting tan cloth spine with title on paper pastedown. No edition or printing specified. Inscribed & dated by author on fep (To *** /with love/from the author/Sandwich.) Very Good/: paper covered boards moderately stained front & rear. Feps front & rear also exhibit what appears to be the 'ghost' of something (news clipping?) that was at one time perhaps placed in book. Text itself clean & bright with uncut pages. 95pp. The poetry of Montagu, Earl of Sandwich. Poems are varied in theme and include poems to such notables as Walter de la Mare, Brahams, Jelly D'Aranyi, Mary Montagu and A. de Sogonzac. His poetry also addresses local flora & landscapes, a farm in wintertime, war & peace, the unconscious, the Bahamas, ambition, motherhood, U.N.O, old age, depression, spiders, a library, a drawing room and more: 81 poems in all. Includes poems previously published by The Times aand Faber & Faber. A very nice inscribed copy of a scarce title. #12008hbr. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1236991850
Title: Flowers of Fancy
Publisher: London: The Saint Catherine Press, Ltd
Publication Date: 1949
Book Condition: Very Good
Signed: Inscribed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition
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