THOMSON, James. Thomson's Poetical Works.
Edinburgh : 1853First edition edited by the Scottish writer and churchman George Gilfillan (1813-1878). This copy was given as an Eton leaving present in 1862 and is inscribed on a preliminary blank: "William Thomas Trench, with the best wishes of Adelbert Cecil Talbot". Trench would appear to be the future Earl of Clancarty and Talbot became a colonel and Resident... Learn More£75.00
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THOMSON, James. The City of Dreadful Night and other Poems.
London : 1880First edition, one of 40 unnumbered large paper copies. Thomson's The City of Dreadful Night, a pessimistic reaction against modern urban life, has been praised as a forerunner of modernism. The work proved a major influence on T. S. Eliot, both in its style, its theme and in its depiction of London, influences that can be clearly seen in The Waste... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 126448