By Compiled with a Preface by Norman Colbeck. Edited by Tirthankar Bose, with an Introduction by William E. Fredeman
The Colbeck assortment was once shaped over part a century in the past through the Bournemouth bookseller Norman Colbeck. Focusing totally on British essayists and poets of the 19th century from the Romantic stream in the course of the Edwardian period, the gathering positive factors approximately 500 authors and lists over 13,000 works. Entries are alphabetically prepared by means of writer with copious notes at the and binding of every replica. 9 appendices offer listings of chosen periodicals, sequence courses, anthologies, yearbooks, and topical works.
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14. The Lower Slopes: Reminiscences of Excursions round the Base of Helicon, Undertaken for the Most Part in Early Manhood. E. Mathews & J. Lane, 1894. Light brown cloth, all edges uncut, publisher's 16 page list for September 1893 at end. Edition limited to 600 copies. 15. In Memoriam George Paul Macdonell. Percy Lund, 1895. Cream wrappers over stiff boards, gilt-lettered and designed, uncut, frontispiece portrait. The 4 Appendices contain testimonials by other writers, of which the last is Frederic Harrison's Funeral Address.
This is by the father of Grant Duff Douglas Ainslie. ALFORD (Henry) 1810-1871 1. Poems and Poetical Fragments. Cambridge: Deighton, 1833. Drab boards, uncut, the printed spine label slightly defective. Errata slip inserted. First Edition of the author's first book, issued anonymously. 6 ALFORD (Henry) 1810-1871 ALLEN (Grant) 1848-1899 2. The School of the Heart and Other Poems. 2 vols. Cambridge: Printed at the Pitt Press, 1835. Two slim volumes, bound together contemporarily in half maroon morocco; perfect, both half-titles present.
9. The Great Taboo. Chatto & Windus, 1890. Blue cloth, pictorially designed, light grey fern-leaf designed end-papers, publisher's 32 page list at end dated October 1890. 10. Science in Arcady. Lawrence & Bullen, 1892. Green cloth, all edges uncut, publisher's 4 pages adverts at end. 11. Catullus, Caius Valerius. The Attis. Translated into English Verse, with Dissertations, &c. David Nutt, 1892. Bibliotheque de Carabas series, designed parchment wrappers over stiff boards, all edges uncut. Edition limited to 500 copies.
A Bookman's Catalogue: The Norman Colbeck Collection of Nineteenth-Century and Edwardian Poetry and Belles Lettres, Volume 1: A-L by Compiled with a Preface by Norman Colbeck. Edited by Tirthankar Bose, with an Introduction by William E. Fredeman