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Tom Hood

Carr reported only one edition of poems by Tom Hood (1799-1845) in his History of the QTP (1987). The poet is apparently usually called Thomas Hood as his son, a humorist and playright, was known as Tom Hood (1835-1874). Only one impression has been seen.

(Last updated on 31/1/2021)

SBP-HOO1: First edition

Title: Tom Hood

Publisher: J.L. Carr Publisher, 27 Milldale Road, Kettering

Year: 1984/85

ISBN: None

Size: 126 x 93 mm

Pages: 16

Staples: two

Binding: Pale brown printed matt card covers

Paper: pale brown

Editor: (J.L. Carr)

Cover artist: Designed by J.L.Carr using contemporary engravings

Internal illustrations: eight small illustrations, one full page

Number in series: This in no. 69 in this pocket library

Colophon: house

Telephone number: 0536-514995

Printing history: none stated

Number of other titles listed: none

Printed by: not stated

Content: Dates and short encomium. Poems: I remember, I remember...; Faithless Nelly Gray; The song of the shirt; Faithless Sally Brown; The dream of Eugene Aram; The deathbed.

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Rear and front covers

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Notes: This book was given the number 69 in the series. No other titles are numbered 69. This puts it between number 64, Skelton, published in May 1984 and number 77, Gidner's Brief Lives, published in May 1985.