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Percy Bysshe Shelley

Carr reported only one impression of the poems of Percy Shelley (1794-1822) in his History of the QTP (1987). Only one impression has been seen.

(Last updated on 22/11/2020)

SBP-SHE1: First edition

Title: Shelley

Publisher: J.L. Carr Publisher, 27 Mill Dale Road, Kettering

Year: 198?

ISBN: None

Size: 128 x 94 mm

Pages: 16

Staples: two

Binding: blue printed matt card covers

Paper: orange

Editor: Elizabeth Farrer

Cover artist: Christopher Fiddes

Internal illustrations: two small decorations

Number in series: none stated

Colophon: sun face 1964

Telephone number: none given

Printing history: none stated

Number of other titles listed: none listed

Printed by: not stated

Image of book

Rear and front covers (click to enlarge)

Image of book

Inside rear cover (click to enlarge)

Content: History; He has out-soared the shadow of our night; Quotation from a letter to William Godwin; Ozymandias; Quotation from a letter to William Godwin; from Prometheus unbound; Asia replies; To Jane; Ode to the west wind; England in 1819; To a sky-lark; from a defence of poetry; To John and Maria Gisborne; from Adonias; One word is too often profaned; quotation (not ascribed); Music, when soft voices die...; quotation from letter to John and Maria Gisborne on rear cover.

Notes: This is the only impression. It is not numbered and lists no other titles, so is hard to date. It is probably from the mid 1980s. Elizabeth Farrer also edited the small book of poems by John Keats.