Solitary Hours

BOWLES, Caroline [later: SOUTHEY, Caroline]


Publisher: Blackwood [and] Cadell
Place Published: Edinburgh [and] London
Condition: Very Good
Date Published: 1826

Small 8vo. 16.5 cm. viii, 236 pp. Contemporary full purple morocco, richly gilt, and with gilt spine title. Inside boards with richly gilt borders and silk-covered endpapers, all edges gilt. Rubbing to spine-ends, edges and corners, silk missing from front free endpaper, first blank leaf partly detached, title a little stained, first and last few leaves with some marginal foxing, leaf B8 with some creasing, pp. 74/75, p. 91 with pencil markings, old pencil ownership inscription of Annie Whiting, Bowen Hills (Brisbane). else very good. * Scarce first edition of this collection of poems and prose, many first published in Blackwood’s Magazine. In a beautiful early 19th century binding.

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ID: 3626 Categories: , Keywords: 19th century English literature