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Book Description

Size 8vo, 15.5 x 13cm. Bound in original elaborately gilt decorated green cloth, bevelled edges, in fine condition. All edges gilt. Lovely original floral endpapers, front with period booksellers ticket ‘Garrick & Young, The Poultry, Nottingham’ Text in fine condition, no inscriptions, title printed in red and black, frontispiece of a Sherwood Forest Oak named after him, attractive headpieces. Edited by John Potter Briscoe.
Dealer Notes
Robert Millhouse (1788-1839) born in Nottingham.
His only education was at a Sunday school and from the age of 10 he worked at a stocking-loom and sang in the choir of St. Peter’s church.
Contemporaneously compared to Robert Bloomfield and John Clare.
His life was affected by his serial marriages, ill-health and poverty.
Author Millhouse, Robert
Date 1881
Binding Green Cloth Gilt
Publisher Nottingham, Norris & Cokayne, The Poultry.
Illustrator -
Condition Fine
Pages xx, 91pp

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