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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850.
Prelude, or, Growth of a poet's mind.
London, E. Moxon, 1850
|Named Person:||Henry and Hannah Hofheimer; William Wordsworth|
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
William Wordsworth; E B Bird; Samuel Taylor Coleridge; W H Dalton; Francis Exton; Juliet Trimble Ford; Edward Moxon; Mark L Reed; Charles Cuthbert Southey; Mary Wordsworth; Bradbury & Evans,; Edward Moxon & Co.,; Zaehnsdorf (Firm),; E.P. Dutton (Firm),
|Notes:||"The present Poem was intended to be introductory to the Recluse ..." of which the second part alone, the Excursion, was finished--"Advertisement" p. vi-vii.
"London : Bradbury and Evans, Printers, Whitefriars."--Title page verso.
RBC Copy 1. Bound in dark green straight-grain morocco (L) cloth binding; covers stamped in blind, cf. Reed A92 bdg 2; issued without the publisher's catalog; bookseller's label: "W.H. Dalton ... 28, Cockspur St. Charing Cross" pasted in upper left inside corner of front board; partially unopened; edges rough-trimmed; housed in custom-made brown linen grain (B) cloth board slipcase with brown leather spine label stamped in gold; inner folding chemise of brown linen over board.
RBC Copy 2. Bound in purple straight-grain morocco (L) cloth binding; covers stamped in blind, cf. Reed A92 bdg 1; issued without the publisher's catalog; edges rough-trimmed; autograph of former owner Francis Exton on front free end-paper.
RBC Copy 3. Bound in dark bluish green straight-grain morocco (L) cloth binding; covers stamped in blind, cf. Reed A92 bdg 3; publisher's catalog, 7 p., dated "July, 1850," bound in before half-title; edges rough-trimmed.
RBC Copy 4. Half-bound with blue and white marbled boards backed in dark blue calf; gold lettering and decoration on the spine; red leather spine label stamped in gold; top edge trimmed and gilt, other edges rough-trimmed; marbled endpapers, cf. Reed A92 bdg 1, p. 237; "Bound by Zaehnsdorf for E.P. Dutton & Co., New York" printed at foot of front free end-paper; issued without the publisher's catalog; illustrated bookplate of former owner Juliet Trimble Ford, signed at bottom right, "E.B. Bird"; inscribed in ink on the half-title: "The Revd. C.C. Southey, from his Friend M. Wordworth. Rydal Mount July 29th 1850"; textile bookmark.
|Description:||x, 374 pages ; 23 cm|
Growth of a poet's mind
|Responsibility:||by William Wordsworth.|