1930 The Testament of Beauty; A Poem in Four Books
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Early Edition, Illustrated, Leather Binding, Pleasing Copy, Publishers' Original Binding
An early printing of this poetry book by Robert Bridges, originally published before the author's death in 1929. This poem helped Bridges gain great popularity. With a publisher's note on the text bound in to rear.
Robert Seymour Bridges was a British poet, who, despite not gaining popularity until shorty before his death, was made poet laureate from 1913 to 1930.
Illustrated with a frontispiece.
In the original publisher's quarter vellum binding over marbled boards. Externally smart with minor shelf wear and a touch of edge wear, minor chipping to the extremities. A touch of soiling to the spine. Previous ownership inscription 'P R V Thomson,' dated 1937. Page 93 with a minor closed tear, previously tape repaired. Internally, firmly bound. With a minor faint spotting to the endpapers, otherwise the pages are bright with some marginal annotations in pencil throughout. Illustrated with a frontispiece.
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