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    P. J. Croft. Autograph Poetry in the English Language - Complete in Two Volumes. London: Cassell, 1973. First edition, limited to 1,500 copies. Folio. Facsimiles of pages from poets' manuscripts. Dust jackets. Fine in splitting slipcase.

    More Information: First edition, limited to 1,500 copies, of which this is number 599. Two folio volumes. xxiii, 93; vii, 94-197 pages plus indices. 197 full-page facsimile plates of pages from poets' manuscripts, with accompanying notes. Gilt-stamped green cloth backstrips over paper boards. Endpapers match dust jackets. Fine condition, in a double slipcase, splitting along one edge. Examples of manuscript pages - many containing revisions in the poet's hand - of 146 poets, from the fourteenth century to the twentieth century.

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