By Compiled with a Preface by Norman Colbeck. Edited by Tirthankar Bose, with an Introduction by William E. Fredeman
The Colbeck assortment used to be shaped over part a century in the past by means of the Bournemouth bookseller Norman Colbeck. Focusing totally on British essayists and poets of the 19th century from the Romantic stream in the course of the Edwardian period, the gathering positive aspects approximately 500 authors and lists over 13,000 works. Entries are alphabetically prepared through writer with copious notes at the situation and binding of every reproduction. 9 appendices supply listings of chosen periodicals, sequence courses, anthologies, yearbooks, and topical works.
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6. Life, Journals and Letters. . Edited by his Widow. Rivingtons, 1873. Dark red cloth, top edges uncut, others lightly trimmed, frontispiece portrait. Secondary Material 7. Hare, Augustus J. C. Biographical Sketches: Being Memorials of Arthur Penrhyn Stanley, Henry Alford, &c. George Allen, 1895. Black cloth, red ruled, top edges uncut, others trimmed, 24 illustrations. ALLEN (Grant) 1848-1899 1. Physiological Aesthetics. H. S. King, 1877. Dark bluish green cloth, top edges uncut, others trimmed.
Dark green cloth, all edges gilt, slate coloured end-papers. Corrigenda slip (11 errors) tipped-in and one line erratum printed at end of Contents. ). These have primrose yellow end-papers and the same one line erratum, but normally lack the corrigenda slip. Examination of other copies suggests that these constitute a late issue, after the supply of slips was exhausted. 25. Blackberries Picked off Many Bushes. By D. Pollex and Others. Put in a Basket by W, Allingham. G. Philip & Son, 1884. , others uncut, reddish brown end-papers.
The Ballad Book. Macmillan, 1887. This unspecified reprint is a fair example of the rebinding which the series particularly attracted. Dark blue grained morocco, all edges gilt, by MacLehose, Glasgow. All 12 errors are corrected in text, but typesetting almost identical with the 1864 edition, save that adverts have been removed from verso p. 393 and half-title reset. Many reprints had intervened since 1864. 22. Ashby Manor: A Play. David Stott . Small 8vo, issued uniformly with Evil May-Day in grey wrappers, top edges uncut and mostly unopened.
A Bookman's Catalogue: The Norman Colbeck Collection of Nineteenth-Century and Edwardian Poetry and Belles Lettres, Volume 1: A-L by Compiled with a Preface by Norman Colbeck. Edited by Tirthankar Bose, with an Introduction by William E. Fredeman