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The Ballad of Beau Brocade inscribed to Eleanor Roosevelt  

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The Ballad of Beau Brocade and other Poems of the XVIIIth Century - presentation copy to Eleanor Roosevelt

Dobson, Austin


Kegan, Paul, Trench, Trubner



[xvi], 89pp. Frontispiece and 25 plates, with headpieces and other illustrations in text throughout by Hugh Thomson. (8vo), maroon cloth with decoration and titles in gilt on top board and spine, beveled edges, top edge gilt. First Edition.

This copy is inscribed by the author to Eleanor Roosevelt, with the poem "To Time, the Tyrant" copied in the author's hand on the front free endpaper and inscribed beneath: "Copied 2: iii: '20, for Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt - Austin Dobson." Mrs. Roosevelt's morocco and gilt bookplate is present on the front pastedown. 

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Light rubbing to extremities; frontispiece starting to detach, toning to endpapers; else very good or better.

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