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BRONTË, Patrick.

Cottage Poems.

Halifax, P. K. Holden, for the Author, 1811 Stock Code: 133120
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First edition, sole impression, of this scarce debut collection of poems by the father of the Brontë sisters. Patrick Bronte's first published poem "Winter Evening Thoughts" had appeared in a local Shropshire newspaper in 1810. He then moved up to Yorkshire and had this collection of poems published in Halifax. Brontë would marry Maria Branwell in 1812.

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Description

Octavo bound in 4s (152 x 91 mm). Later 19th-century polished calf, spine gilt in compartments with gilt morocco title labels, gilt rolls to borders, board-edges, and turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt.

Condition

Some minor marks and scuffs to covers but a very attractive copy in excellent condition.

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