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    Joseph Skipsey. INSCRIBED. A Book of Miscellaneous Lyrics. Bedlington: Printed for the Author by George Richardson, 1878. Inscribed on front free endpaper: "To James Hurnard Esq./ Author of 'The Setting Sun'/ A Poem in seven books/ with the best regards of/ his friend + admirer/ the Author/ Nov 24, 1878".
    Quarto. vi, 171 pages. Frontispiece portrait of author with facsimile signature. Quarter tan leather over brown cloth covered boards with leather title label on spine: "Lyrics/ by/ Joseph/ Skipsey." in gilt. Boards lightly rubbed, leather spine rubbed, scuffed, and lightly soiled; light bleedthrough on endpapers from leather turn-ins, small holograph pencil marks and annotations, occasional foxing; else in very good condition. From the William E. Fredeman Collection.


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    An accompanying postcard from 1982 to Dr. Fredeman indicates six small holograph pencil corrections, which "appear to be in Skipsey's hand" and a few that are not.



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