(SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe.)

Shelley at Oxford.

The early correspondence of P. B. Shelley with his friend T. J. Hogg together with letters of Mary Shelley and T. L. Peacock and a hitherto unpublished prose fragment by Shelley. Edited by Walter Sidney Scott.

London: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1944 Stock Code: 135460
£600.00

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Number 26 of 50 copies bound in red morocco, with additional illustrations, and signed by the pressman W. H. Solly, out of a total edition of 500. The volume prints the correspondence of Shelley with Hogg, both of whom would be expelled from Oxford University for publishing the pamphlet The Necessity of Atheism, together with other letters and an unpublished prose fragment.

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Description

Small octavo (248 x 187 mm). Original red morocco by Leighton-Straker, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut. Housed in a brown cloth slipcase (a little worn).

Illustrations

With 4 colour reproduction of portraits, a view of the shop of Monday and Slatter, and 7 facsimile letters.

Condition

Spine lightly sunned, a few minor patches of abrasion and soiling. A very good copy.

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