Bulletin and Review of the Keats-Shelley Memorial, Rome Volume 1-2

Bulletin and Review of the Keats-Shelley Memorial, Rome Volume 1-2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ... the top of the page will show (following the cabalistic price mark of the dealer) " 6 v. for 25/ and underneath I believe, that of the poet. At the bottom of the page under the im print: -London Printed for Jacob Tonson at Shakespear's Head, over against Catherine-street in the Strand M. 001: . xv. is written 1 Vide Spectator N. 540 . Mr. Forman quotes James Free-man Clarke (the Unitarian minister and friend of George Keats in Louisville, Kentucky) as mentioning that the Spenser was owned by George and that it was filled with the poet's marks. On the reverse of the frontispiece is written in pencil John Jeffrey his book . Mr. Morgan tells me that the other five volumes of this set were lost about twelve years ago. This one includes: The dedication to Lord Sommers by the publisher, John Hughes; the life of Spenser; An Essay on Allegorical Poetry, with remarks on the writings of Edmund Spenser; Remarks on the Fairie Queene; Remarks on the Shepherds Calendar, etc.; A Glossary; A letter of the Author, ex-plaining his design in the Poem of the Fairie Queene; verses to the Author (six sets); verses of the Author, being seventeen sonnets to as many u persons of quality; and after all this prefatory matter, which is neither marked nor annotated, the First Book of the Fairie Queene, with which the volume closes. From the beginning to the end Spenser's lines are profusely underlined and that the mark-ings are by John Keats is certain from the word a Milton in his handwriting written as a footnote to Stanza XLVII of Canto 10, be-ginning: ---Great Grace that old Man to him given had . There are four stanzas to a page and in the first sixty pages one page only is unmarked and throughout many...show more

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  • Paperback | 138 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 259g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • Annotated
  • annotated edition
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236781635
  • 9781236781635