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Lot 341
FALKNER (JOHN MEADE) Poems, [Durham, c. 1930]; and others (40)
Sold for £400 (US$ 646) inc. premium

Lot Details
FALKNER (JOHN MEADE)
Poems, original grey wrappers, printed label [Pollard 10A], [Durham, c. 1930]; The Lost Stradivarius, original cloth, front free endpaper pasted down [Pollard 2], Edinburgh, 1895--SYNGE (J.M.) Poems and Translations, limited to 250 copies, printed in red and back, half canvas, Dundrum, 1909--SPARROW (JOHN) Poems in Latin, 2 vol., cloth and wrappers, autograph letter signed from Sparrow to Graham Pollard inserted ("so brilliant, so learned"), 1941-42, FIRST EDITIONS, 8vo; and others (40)

Footnotes

  • Graham Pollard's account of the Poems in his bibliography of Falkner is a little tentative; but in annotations added to the copy of the offprint he sent to John Carter (in the possession of the cataloguer) he was able to be more definite since a copy of the grey wrapper edition with a provenance going back to the family had been discovered.
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