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The City of the Dreadful Night and Other Poems, James Thompson,

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  • Title. The City of the Dreadful Night and Other Poems
    Author . James Thompson
    Binding .
    Item Condition . Very Good
    Publisher . Reeves & Turner, London
    Publication Date . 1880
    Number of Pages . 184
    SKU No . mon0000036383
    Item Notes. Reeves & Turner, London 1880 1st edition. Signed by Gordon Wordsworth. VG. Hardback. Dark green cloth. Gilt decorative band and lettering to spine. Blind embossed border to front, bevelled edges. Signed on the half title page by Gordon Wordsworth and previous owner. Scattering of foxing on prelims. Page ends moderatley foxed. Good sound binding. 1,000 copies printed. Prompt, secure UK dispatch. From the private library of Gordon G Wordsworth (1860 – 1935), grandson of the Lakes poet William Wordsworth and purchased from the sale of Wordsworth’s library at ‘Stepping Stones’ (formerly Spring Cottage) Rydale, Ambleside on 9/4/1970. The property was owned by William Wordsworth’s son, also William (1810–1883), from 1881, and was in the family until 1935. The library stayed intact in the building until the property and its contents were auctioned in 1970.


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