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BRONTË, Patrick, Rev.
Cottage Poems. FIRST EDITION.
Halifax: printed & sold by P.K. Holden, for the Author. 1811 Half title. Contemp. full red crushed morocco, elaborate gilt borders & spine; leading hinge rubbed & a little weak, margins sl. rubbed. Armorial bookplate of George Armytage on leading pastedown. a.e.g. A handsome copy.A collection of moral verse 'designed for the lower classes of society'. Patrick Brontë, 1777-1861, was born in County Down, Ireland. He moved to England where he was ordained as a Priest in 1807, moving to the vicarage of Haworth in 1819. The father of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë, and his only son Branwell, Patrick was himself a prolific writer publishing in all, four books, three pamphlets, and two sermons - this is his first published book.
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