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Letters of Edward Dowden and his Correspondents, 1914, with autographed card from Edmund Gosse


Letters of Edward Dowden and his Correspondents. Edited by Elizabeth D. Dowen and Hilda M. Dowden.

Also included with the book is an autographed card from Edmund Gosse - the book features correspondence between the two poets.

Provenance; from the library of the late William St Clair (1937 - 2021), British historian, academic and author. His signature to first free endpaper, along with some pencil annotations. Please see our other listings for related works. 

Published by J.M. Dent & Sons, Ltd, London and E.P. Dutton, New York. Printed in Edinburgh. First edition, 1914.

A good green cloth hardback with gilt title to spine and blind embossed motif to front cover, Some bumping to corners breaking the cloth and slight wear to head and tail of spine. Some give in the binding - partially split at joint after the frontispiece portrait.

The text is very good - there is some offsetting to endpapers and some spotting to pages at either end of the book, but otherwise text is clean and bright. Minor spotting to edge of text block. Top edge is gilt.

Text in English.

xvi + 415pp + Plates.

Weight approximately 713g (unpacked).


Approximately 209mm high x 157mm wide x 37mm deep.