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Algernon Swinburne

Carr reported only one impression of the poems of Algernon Swinburne (1837-1909) in his History of the QTP (1987). Only one impression has been seen.

(Last updated on 22/11/2020)

SBP-SWI1: First edition

Title: Swinburne

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

Year: 1984?

ISBN: None

Size: 132 x 95 mm

Pages: 16

Staples: two

Binding: blue printed matt card covers

Paper: white

Editor: (J.L. Carr)

Cover artist: (J.L. Carr)

Internal illustrations: 10 small decorations

Number in series: This is no 73 in this pocket library

Colophon: none

Telephone number: none

Printing history: none stated

Number of other titles listed: none listed

Printed by: not stated

Content: Quotation about Swinburne by Edmund Gosse. Poems: A leave-taking; The white maid's wooing; Babyhood; Child's song; When the hounds of spring, from Atalanta in Calydon; A match; A forsaken garden; Before the beginning of years, chorus from Atalanta of Calydon; Sleep eternal; The oblation.

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Rear and front covers (click to enlarge)

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Inside rear cover (click to enlarge)

Notes: Several of the poems may have been reproduced from earlier editions of Swinburne's poetry. This is the only small book numbered 73 in the series that has been seen so far.