Lot 188 of 205:
Large paper copy of Thomson's most famous work  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$240
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
The City of Dreadful Night and Other Poems
Author:
Thomson, James
Place:
London
Publisher:
Reeves and Turner
Date:
1880
Description:

(8vo), original blue-green cloth, gilt lettering.  First Edition, one of 40 large paper copies.

The scarce large paper issue of Thomson’s most famous collection of verse, which did much to influence the Nineties mood of poetic pessimism

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Recased with edges repaired; very good.
 
Item number:
291339a
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