Item #28989 Poems. W. C. Bennett, William Cox.


London: Chapman and Hall, 1850. Hardcover. Presentation Copy from the author: "Rev. Derwent Coleridge with the Authors Compliments." English scholar and author Derwent Coleridge (1800 - 1883) was the son of poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge. This is an early work by William Cox Bennett (1820 - 1895), who wrote songs as well as poetry. He is best known for "Baby May," a sweet poem about his baby daughter, which appears in this collection. Other poems address a range of topics including witnessing an execution, supporting national education, lost love, love found, grasshoppers, a sonnet to Leigh Hunt, an epitaph for an infant (not Baby May), and more.

Bound in original navy blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine and embossed design to boards. Chipping to head of spine. Interior rear hinge is cracked and spine is rolled. Ex-library with a few stamps to interior. Clean overall. 262 pages. POE/011916.
Very Good.

Item #28989

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