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DOUGLAS, Alfred, Lord.


Published: London: The Academy Publishing Company, 1909

Stock code: 88579

Price: £1,500

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First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the verso of the half title, “Mrs White, with the best wishes & kind remembrances of the author, Alfred Bruce Douglas. July 1917”. And with a privately printed Christmas greeting titled “On a Showing of the Nativity” inscribed by Douglas, “With good Xmas wishes to you both, from Alfred Douglas. 1917”. The Christmas poem is tipped-in to the front free endpaper along with two newspaper clippings, one a letter to the editor from Douglas and the other a Wordsworth poem.

Octavo. Original grey boards, titles to upper board gilt. Housed in a green quarter morocco folding case. Boards a little dulled and rubbed, closed repaired tear to front blank, short closed tear to page 23, otherwise contents fresh. An excellent copy.

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