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The Works of Mrs Hemans

With a Memoir of Her Life, By Her Sister

By Felicia Hemans

1829 - London and Edinburgh - William Blackwood and Sons and Thomas Cadell

6.5" by 4"; 352pp.; (ii) 356pp.; (ii) 390pp.; (v) 343pp.; (iii) 326pp.; (vi) 326pp.; (viii) 377pp.

 

DETAILS

The complete works of Georgian author, Mrs Felicia Hemans.

Including a memoir of her life, by her sister.

Containing:

Volume I: Memoir of Mrs Hemans, Wallace's Invocation to Bruce, England and Spain; or Valour and Patriotism

Volume II: Tales and Historic Scenes, The Restoration of the Works of Art to Italy, Modern Greece, Translations from Camoens and Other Poets, Miscellaneous Poems, Italian Literature

Volume III: The Sceptic, A Tale of the Secret Tribunal, Superstition and Revelation, The Caravan in the Deserts, Marius Amongst the Ruins of Carthage, Song, Founded on an Arabian Anecdote, Alp-horn Song, Translations from Horace, The Cross of the South, The Sleeper of Marathon, To Miss F. A. L., on Her Birthday, Written in the First Leaf of the Album as the Same, To the Same, on the Death of Her Mother, From the Italian of Garcilasso de la Vega, From the Italian of Sannazro, Appearance of the Spirit of the Cape to Vasco de Gama, A Dirge, the Maremma, Stanzas to the Memory of George the Third, A Tale of the Fourteenth Century, Belshazzar's Feast, The Last Constantine, Greek Songs, Elysium, The Funeral Genius, The Tombs of Plataea, The View from Castri, The Festal Hour, Song of the Battle of Morgarten, Sebastian of Portugal, Ode on the Defeat of Sebastian of Portugal, The Siege of Valencia.

Volume IV: The Forest Sanctuary, Lays of Many Lands, Miscellaneous Pieces, Dartmoor, Welsh Melodies, Hymns for Childhood, de Chatillon, Miscellaneous Pieces

Volume V:The Verses of Palermo, Songs of the Cid, On A Flower from the Field of Grutli, On a Leaf from the Tomb of Virgil, The Chieftain's Son, A Fragment, England's Dead, The Meeting of the Bards, The Voice of Spring, Records of Woman, Miscellaneous Poems

Volume VI: Songs of the Affections, Miscellaneous Poems, National Lyrics

Volume VII: Songs of a Guardian Spirit, Songs of Spain, Songs for Summer Hours, Songs of Captivity, The League of the Alps, Scenes and Hymns of Life, Female Characters of Scripture, A Series of Sonnets, Sonnets, Devotional and Memorial,  Records of the Spring of 1834, Records of the Autumn of 1834, Despondency and Aspiration, Thoughts During Sickness

Illustrated with engraved frontispiece to volume I and VII, and title pages to each volume.

With previous owner's bookplates to front pastedowns.  

Complete in seven volumes.

CONDITION

In a half-calf binding with marbled boards. Externally, sound, though with some rubbing and light wear to the extremities. Three hinges strained. Internally, firmly bound. Bookplate of Auberon Waugh Library Sale to front pastedown of fourth volume. Pages are bright, and generally clean, with just a few instances of foxing and some tidemarks to the plates. Overall: GOOD.

 


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