An Appendix to the Rowfant Library; A Catalogue of the Printed Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters Etc

An Appendix to the Rowfant Library; A Catalogue of the Printed Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters Etc

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...dated 10. Jan, /95, referring to the death of his sister inserted; with Memorial Card. The 1st Edition was published in 1862. There had been thoughts of publication as early as 1S59, when the authoress proposed for the title, "A Peep at the Goblins" "To M. F. R."--some of the poems were printed in " The Germ." Dr. Garnett is of opinion that in this her first published volume Christina Rossetti attained a height which she never afterwards reached. He adds, in an article in the " Dictionary of National Biography," that " ' Her Goblin Market' is original in conception, style, and structure, as imaginative as the 'Ancient Mariner, ' and comparable only to Shakespeare for the insight shown into unhuman yet spiritual natures." Red Mor. ROWE, Nicholas. The Tragedy of The Lady Jane Gray, Who was beheaded on Tower-Hill by bloody Queen Mary, for assuming the Throne of England. To which is also added an Account of her Life. Being lately Acted several times at the Playhouse. Dramatis Personae seven in number. Scene, The Tower of London. London: Printed by y. Read in White-Fryers. Pr. id. 1715-8vo. Title, with an Account of the Life of Lady Jane Gray, on verso, I leaf; pp. I--12. A fragment (probably unique, evidently printed for sale at the Fairs). Until lately the Church of the Holy Trinity, Church Street, Minories, possessed the supposed head of Henry Grey, Duke of Suffolk, the father of Lady Jane Grey. The relic has now, on the union of Holy Trinity with St. Botolph, passed into the custody of the vicar and churchwardens of St. Botolph, Aldgate. It is kept in a glass case, within a tin box, protected by an iron safe. Lady Jane Grey, Catherine Grey, and Arabella Stuart invite our tears and provoke our...show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236555791
  • 9781236555793