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Keats, John (1795-1821) Lamia, Isabella, the Eve of St. Agnes, and Other Poems

Auction:
2658B
Lot:
215
Sold for:
$7,200$6,000

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Books & Manuscripts - 2658B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 01, 2013 11:00AM

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Keats, John (1795-1821) Lamia, Isabella, the Eve of St. Agnes, and Other Poems. London: for Taylor & Hessey, 1820.
First edition, 12mo, with half-title and advertisement leaf dated June 26, 1820, no ads at end, with half-titles for each poem/section, and colophon on the verso of K3, the last leaf; bound in half morocco, ex libris Daniel Fuller Appleton (1826-1904), with his bookplate pasted inside the front board and a note that it was a souvenir from the sale of Appleton's books, April 13-14, 1903, by his son Colonel Francis Randall Appleton Jr. (1885-1974), later presented to John Hay (b. 1915), F.R. Appleton's nephew, son of his sister Alice Appleton (b. 1894), who married Clarence Leonard Hay (1884-1969); occasional minor spotting, front board almost completely detached, 6 1/4 x 3 3/4 in.
[with] Keats's Hyperion, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1905, folio, number 125 of 225 copies printed, a facsimile of the original manuscript, in publisher's boards, ffep browned, and torn with loss. (2)
Estimate $3,000-5,000


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John Hay, Daniel Fuller Appleton, London, Colonel, Francis Randall Appleton, F.R. Appleton, Alice Appleton, Clarence Leonard Hay, Oxford, Clarendon Press

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