The Poetical Works Of Mrs. Hemans.

HEMANS, FELICIA.

£12.00

Publisher

Frederick Warne and Co. Bedford Street, Strand.

Place

London

Date

[n.d. c. 1890]

Synopsis

Reprinted from the early editions, with memoir, explanatory notes, etc. portrait and original illustrations. (the lansdowne poets).

Item Description

8vo. 7.25 x 5.25 inches. xxiv + 708 pp. + [4] pp. publisher's advertisements. All text within red borders and main text in double columns. Bound in original blue cloth, gilt, decorated with gilt and black title blocks. All edges gilt. A little wear to extremities, dulling of spine and front hinge Starting to crack; otherwise a very good clean copy. Traces of removed bookplate or label on front pastedown. Illustrated by portrait frontispiece and by 8 engraved plates. Decorated by vignettes, including tailpiece and verso of preface and by publisher's device on title page. Felicia Hemans, nee Browne (1793-1835) was a popular poet of the early nineteenth century. Born in Liverpool she was brought up in North Wales and identified with that country. Today she is best known for her poems, Casabianca ('The boy stood on the burning deck') and The Homes of England ('The stately Homes of England'). The Warne edition were published from about 1873 to 1900).

[Stock No. 27474]

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