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Lot 138
ARNOLD (MATTHEW) The Strayed Reveller and Other Poems. By A., 1849; and 9 others by Arnold (10)
Sold for £350 (US$ 585) inc. premium
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The Strayed Reveller and Other Poems. By A., bookplates of W. MacDonald MacKay and H. Bradley Martin, B. Fellowes, 1849; Poems... a New Edition, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY TO HIS BROTHER, inscribed on the half-title "Walter Arnold from the author. Fox-How, Nov: 18th 1853", spine detached, 1853; Poems, second edition, 1854; Merope. A Tragedy, Carlingford bookplate, 1858, Longmans ; Poems, 2 vol., first collected edition, Macmillan, 1869, FIRST EDITIONS unless otherwise stated, bookplate of Simon Nowell-Smith, publisher's cloth, minor rubbing, 8vo; and 4 others by Arnold (10)


  • Includes a copy of the author's scarce first publication The Strayed Reveller, and a copy of Poems (1853) with a presentation inscription to his brother Walter, written at Fox How (the Arnold family holiday home in the Lake District).
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