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Lot 466
HAWKER (ROBERT STEPHEN, vicar of Morwenstow) Rural Synods, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY inscribed "Revd. M. Harper from the writer"
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THE ENYS COLLECTION OF BOOKS ON CORNWALL HAWKER (ROBERT STEPHEN, vicar of Morwenstow)

Footnotes

  • Hawker was appointed to the remote living of Morwenstow on the north Cornish coast in 1834, remaining until his death in 1875. He "became well known not only as a romantic poet but as an eccentric vicar" (ODNB, dressing flamboyantly, and "his congregation often includ[ing] his nine cats and many dogs".

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  • Should read "and 7 others", so 12 items in the lot
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