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THE SPRINGTIDE OF LIFE

by Algernon C. Swinburne; Edmund Gosse

Illustrated by Arthur Rackham

Published by William Heinemann. 1st. 1918

Very good condition. As the close of his life approached, Swinburne often expressed his desire to extract from his various volumes those poems addressed to children. He died without doing so. Edmund Gosse has brought together this collection of Swinburne's poems which are concerned with infancy. Rackham's delicate and romantic illustrations are a perfect complement to the text. 8 colour plates plus b/w text decorations. Dark green cloth with gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Green/white decorated endpapers. 133pp. cr 4to.

Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few small marks to covers. Crossed out inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing; mostly to endpapers. All plates present.

Stock no. 1108627

Price £80.00

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