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Author: HARFORD, FREDERICK KILL Title: EPIGRAMMATICA, Serious, Semi-serious, and Divertive.
Description: London, Henry Sotheran, 1890. 111 pp. Hardcover. Printed for the Author at the Westminster Aldine Press, To be had of Messrs Henry Sotheran, 1890. [iv],iii,108pp tall 8vo quarter parchment. A very good copy with author's inscription to his god-daughter, Beatrice Hardford Montefiore. A nice Victorian period-piece - verse in unusual metres; Greek epigrams on Gladstone; poems by friends E.C. Brice, E. Walford, H.C. Caulfield, Prince Louis-Lucien Bonaparte; many translations of 'God Save the Queen', most notably perhaps Henry Boscawen's Assyrian version and an extra verse sent by telegramme by Oliver Wendel Holmes. Very Good.
Price: US$ 40.00 Seller: E.S.A.W. Books
- Book number: nrr201843y