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Author: Bird, James
Title: Poems. [including] The Vale of Slaughden. Dunwich; A Tale of the Splendid City. Framlingham: A Narrative of the Castle. [ 4 Volume Set ]
Price: 253.00 including postage and packing within the UK. Overseas postage extra.
Edition: First Edition..
Publishers: Various 1819
Hard cover in very good condition no dust-wrapper.
Description: 4 volumes uniformly bound in half-calf. Containing First editions of many of James Bird's works. Volume 1: The Vale of Slaughden, xvi,[2],116p. 1819. Machin; or the Discovery of Madeira, ix, 111, [4] 1821. Cosmo, Duke of Tuscany, vi, 113pp, 1822. Volume 2: Poetical Memoirs. The Exile, A Tale, 134, [2] 1823. Dunwich; A Tale of the Splendid City, viii, 165pp, [2] 1828. Framlingham: A Narrative of the Castle. [8], 181pp, 1831. The Emigrant;s Tale and Miscellaneous Poems. viii, 192pp, 1833. Volume 4: The Smuggler's Daughter 36pp. 1836 2nd edition. Francis Abbott, The Recluse of Niagara ; and Metropolitan Sketches; Second Series. vi, 192pp, 1837. Selections from the Poems of the late James Bird : with a brief memoir of his life, by Thomas Harral. xviii, 215pp. An impressive collection of with one exception first editions of the James Bird's works. Slight wear only. One spine label with slight loss. A couple of owner's names on the title pages in volume 1. Slight old worm damage to the spine of volume 3.The occasional spot and marginal stain, but contents generally very clean.
Book Reference: 11344


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