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HERVEY, Thomas K. : Australia : New Zealand. The Poetical Sketch-Book : including a 3rd Edition of Australia [revised]. , Edward Bull 1829.

Association Copy.* First Edition, publisher's original cloth & paper label. C.pp300 uncut, slight wear, paper label rubbed & backstrip darkened, very good. Booklabel of Miss S. Sheppard [?1840s poet & writer on Laetitia Landon?] and her elegant signature dated 1843. Includes the final version of Hervey's poem on the rise, progress & future of Australia & New Zealand. Includes also his poem The Convict Ship. Hervey 1799-1859 of Manchester and Trinity College, Cambridge : litterateur and later editor of The Athenaeum. Sadleir notes the publisher Bull as the proprietor of an 'obscure imprint' through which several of Lady Bulwer Lytton's 'very uncommon' novels were issued, as was a rare Gerald Griffin title. This copy inscribed on endpaper 'William Bull ... 21 September 1927. Great-nephew of the publisher Edward Bull 1798-1842' : and title-page inscribed beneath the imprint 'Published the year his nephew & my father Henry Bull was born'. No copy in NUC. (Book ref. 5575 )  £ 125.00

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