London Poems

BUCHANAN, Robert. London Poems.

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BUCHANAN, Robert. London Poems. London: Alexander Strahan, 1866.

8vo., original publisher's emerald cloth by Burn, with decorative boarders to both boards and gilt device to upper cover; lettering in gilt direct to spine; brown coated endpapers; upper edge gilt; pp. [xi], 4-272, [ii, ads]; a little pushing to corners and head/foot of spine; contemporary sticker with ink inscriptions to front paste-down; original binder's sticker to rear; a couple of early pencil annotations throughout, and a few light spots; very good.
First edition.
Buchanan was a Scottish poet perhaps best remembered for the criticisms his article The Fleshly School of Poetry attracted from the likes of Swinburne and Rosetti in 1871.