Item #14683 London Poems. Robert Buchanan.
London Poems

London Poems

London: Alexander Strahan, 1866. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition. Robert Williams Buchanan (1841-1901) was a Scottish poet, novelist, and playwright who struggled early in his career but later found success. He is remembered for his long and bitter feud against some of the major poets of his day - Rossetti, Morris, Swinburne - ignited by his 1871 essay titled "The Fleshly School of Poetry. This collection includes a Scottish poem written in dialect and a glossary of "Scotticisms" used in the poem.

Size - 12mo. In original green cloth with gold medallion in center of front cover and gilt title to spine. Cloth a bit bubbled, hinges starting, slight foxing at half title but otherwise a very good copy of the author's third book. Ownership book plates of bibliophiles Simon Nowell-Smith and C.J. Peacock on front paste down. Ownership signature dated 1866 on title page. 272 pages. POE/082104.
Very Good.

Item #14683

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