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Endymion: : a poetic romance.

Author: John Keats; T Miller; Taylor and Hessey,
Publisher: London: : Printed for Taylor and Hessey, 93, Fleet Street., 1818.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Keats' first long poem and second published work, one of only three books he published in his lifetime. Based on the Greek myth of Endymion, which tells of a shepherd with whom the moon goddess Selene falls in love. Keats expanded the myth and renamed the goddess Cynthia.
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Genre/Form: Rare books
Poetry
Morocco bindings (Binding)
Gold tooled bindings (Binding)
Poems
Booksellers' advertisements
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Named Person: Henry and Hannah Hofheimer
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Keats; T Miller; Taylor and Hessey,
OCLC Number: 1467112
Notes: First edition of Keats' first long poem and second published work, one of only three books he published in his lifetime.
Based on the Greek myth of Endymion, which tells of a shepherd with whom the moon goddess Selene falls in love. Keats expanded the myth and renamed the goddess Cynthia.
Printer's imprint from verso of half-title. Printer statement also appears on p. 207: T. Miller, Printer, Noble Street, Cheapside.
Divided into four books, with sectional half-title on p. [1], [51], [103] and [157].
The lines of each book are numbered by tens (lines divided between the end of one paragraph and the beginning of the next counting as two).
[A]1: half-title; [A]2: title page, verso blank; [A3]: Dedication to Thomas Chatterton; [A]4-5: Preface, [A]5 verso blank; [A]6: Erratum.
Signatures: [A]⁶ [B]⁸ C-O⁸.
Additional errata slip tipped in some copies (first edition, second issue).
Some copies have [4] p. of advertisements at end.
Other states of this edition have variant errata and printer's imprint (T. Miller, Printer ...). See MacGillivray.
Wove paper, with watermark 1817.
Library copy: First edition, first issue. Without the additional errata slip attached to p. [xi], which contained five errata. With [4]p. advertisements: "May, 1818. Books just published by Taylor and Hessey." wide-margined, untrimmed copy. Provenance: Inscriptions on front paste-down: "This book was kindly presented to me by John Taylor Esqre. the warm hearted friend, and literal publisher ... E.L.G."; on front fly-leaf: Elgin Louisa Gamerson, April 25th. 1820. Bequeathed to Tombolleson Decr. 1869." Two-leaf typed notes, with heading "Stevens letter, 5/21/32" laid in; explaining the absence of the additional errata slip in this copy. Binding: Bound in original drab-gray paper boards with a white paper spine-label reading: "Endymion / A / Poetic / Romance / Price 9s."
Description: ix, [3], 207, [1] p. ; 23 cm (8vo)
Other Titles: Endymion: :
Responsibility: By John Keats.

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Keats' first long poem and second published work, one of only three books he published in his lifetime. Based on the Greek myth of Endymion, which tells of a shepherd with whom the moon goddess Selene falls in love. Keats expanded the myth and renamed the goddess Cynthia.

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