1860 Memorials of Thomas Hood
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First Edition, Folding Plates, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding
The first edition of this work.
Complete in two volumes.
A touching work on the beloved English poet Thomas Hood, containing a selection of his letters.
Volume I illustrated with a folding plate to the frontispiece, and in-text illustrations throughout.
Volume II illustrated with a frontispiece, one plate, and in-text illustrations throughout.
Collated, arranged, and edited by Frances Freeling Broderip, Hood's daughter.
With a preface and notes by Tom Hood, the author's son.
Eight pages of publisher's adverts to the rear of Volume I
Prior owner's ink inscription to the recto to the front endpaper of Volume I.
In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, smart. Minor bumping to the head and tail of the spines and to the extremities. Some lightmarks to the boards and spines. Front hinge of Volume I is strained, the first gathering loosening a little but remaining firm. Prior owner's ink inscription to the recto to the front endpaper of Volume I. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean with some spots.
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