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Lot 378
STOKES (HENRY SEWELL) The Song of Albion, A Poem Commemorative of the Crisis
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STOKES (HENRY SEWELL)
The Song of Albion, A Poem Commemorative of the Crisis, James Cochrane, 1831; The Vale of Lanherne, lithographed frontispiece, bookplate of George Prideaux, 1836; Echoes of the War and Other Poems, 1855; Poems of Later Years, 1873; Restormel: A Legend of Piers Gaveston, 1875, presentation copies inscribed by the author to Prebendary Hedgeland; The Voyage of Arundel and Other Rhymes from Cornwall, 1884, all but last first editions, the first contemporary half cloth, others publisher's cloth, 8vo; and 3 others (10)

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  • Henry Sewell Stokes (1808-1895), born in Gibraltar, sometimes styled 'the laureate of Cornwall', lived most of his life in Truro - receiving the freedom of the City in 1894.
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