Book Description

Published in Liverpool by W & J Arnold in 1889 this is the First Edition of this book of Poetry by the Irish Poet Emily Henrietta. Hickey (1845-1924) born at Macmine Castle not far from Enniscorthy in Count Wexford, the book is a Limited Edition, Number Nine of only Fifty large Paper Copies signed by the publishers there of the poems within have hand corrections to misprinted words and lines, possibly in the author’s own hand the book measures 8.5 inches tall, text printed on hand made paper with attractive coloured head pieces to each poem, 120 pages, bound in the original drab boards with paper spine title label CONDITION the boards are generally darkened and marked with edges wear, the backstrip is present but not attached to spine, with some loss to lower edge, internally some noticeable staining to endpapers, mainly rear endpapers as pictured, some occasional handling marks and some staining to a few pages, the worst of which is pictured else the greater part of the contents are in good condition BOOK IS SHOWING SOME OBVIOUS SIGNS OF WEAR AND AGE BUT REMAINS AN ACCEPTABLE EXAMPLE OF THIS VERY SCARCE WORK
Author EMILY HICKEY Irish Poet
Date 1889
Binding hardback
Publisher W & J Arnold
Condition fair

Price: £145.00

Offered by Andrew Cox

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