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
Size: 126 x 93 mm
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
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.
Rear and front covers
Inside rear cover (click to enlarge)
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.