Lot 284 of 302:
With a 1st appearance of Christina Rossetti   

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$12
Estimate:
$10 - $100

Title:
Lyrics of Light and Life

Author:
Lee, Frederick George, editor

Place:
London

Publisher:
Basil Montagu Pickering

Date:
1875

Description:

xii, 144 pp. (8vo) 17.5x11 cm (7x4¼"), original grey-brown cloth stamped in black with gilt lettering on spine. Printed at the Chiswick Press. First Edition. 

Inscribed on the half-title "To F.W. Cosens, Esq. / with the Compliments of / the Editor Frederick George Lee". Cosens' bookplate on front pastedown; bookplate of John Sparrow on front free endpaper. An uncommon anthology of religious verse, compiled by Frederick George Lee, the prolific author of devotional works, essays, verse, and books on art.

The 43 poems in Lyrics of Light and Life are all original to this volume and include contributions by John Henry Newman, Christina Rossetti, Aubrey De Vere, and Montgomerie Ranking


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Condition:
Edges slightly worn, gilt fading a bit on spine; toning to endpapers; near fine.

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Item number:
301356a
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