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Ionica, William Cory 1905, third edition


Ionica, by William Cory. The author was known as William Johnson until 1872, when he assumed the surname Cory.

A classic collection of poetry by Eton schoolmaster, William Johnson/Cory. This is a collected edition of his poems previously published in 1858 and 1877, and the issued as a first collective edition in 1891.

Published by George Allen, London, 1905, third edition.

A good blue cloth hardback of this scarce edition, with gilt title to spine. Cover with a little wear and bumping and darkened to spine. No owners' signatures. Text with age discoloration to extremities - otherwise clean. Endpapers darkened with age. An uncommon edition.

xxxii + 220pp.

Dimensions: Approximately 170mm x 109mm x 16mm.

Weight approximately 196g unpacked.