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286pp., unpaginated, b/w plates throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Former owner's inscription on ffep., otherwise leaves clean. Loose-plastic protected, portrait illustrated dustjacket price-clipped, mildly edgeworn, closed tear and clear tape re-inforced on reverse. Author of the epic poem, 'Orion', Richard Hengist Horne was the owner of an interesting and diverse life; Midshipman in Mexico, rubbing shoulders with the cream of Victorian era writers, author of a humane report on child labour, spending 17 years on the Australian Goldfields . . . 20 chapters. Book weight approx. 640g.
Title: THE FARTHING POET: A Biography of Richard Hengist Horne 1802-84. A Lesser Literary Lion.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography,
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: London, Longmans, Green: 1968
Binding: Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong]
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Good
Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 001404
Keywords: Biography, Poets, Social Reformists, Literary Biography