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Poems, Supposed to have Been Written at Bristol, by Thomas Rowley, and Others, in the Fifteenth Century
London: Printed for T. Payne and Son,], 1777. First Edition, Second state of C4, cancelled and omitting the phrase "and were probably composed by him.". Facsimile plate at p. 288. 307 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Contemporary sprinkled calf, red morocco spine label, back joint just starting, else fine. Bookplate of George Montagu and Abel Berland. In tan cloth drop box. First Edition, Second state of C4, cancelled and omitting the phrase "and were probably composed by him." Facsimile plate at p. 288. 307 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Chatterton, who committed suicide at the age of 17 - became a veritable symbol to the Romantics of a tragic genius misunderstood by his contemporaries , a victim whose story "Told the keen Insult of th'unfeeling Heart, The dread Dependence on the low-bred mind, Told every pang, at which thy Soul might smart, Neglect, and grinning Scorn, and Want combin'd!" - Coleridge, Monody on the Death of Chatterton. Ashley x, p. 75; Hayward 188; Tinker 622; Rothschild 589
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