The Vinedresser and Other Poems. T. Sturge Moore.

The Vinedresser and Other Poems

London: The Unicorn Press, 1899. F. 86 pages; early poetry by T. Sturge Moore (1870-1944) British poet, critic and translator and wood-engraver; brother of philosopher George Edward Moore whose teachings later dominated what became known as the "Bloomsbury Circle"; T.S. associated with the Aesthetes of the 1890's, but was more severely classical and more experimental then they were; translated the poetry of the French Symbolists, and associated with the Georgians; he also had some fame as a distinguished designer of bookplates (Benet & Chambers); Printed by Morrison & Gibb, Ltd. Edinburgh; with the surreal 'flying eye' bookplate of Vincent Starrett on the front endpaper, and his signature on the edge of the half-title page; (Charles) Vincent (Emerson) Starrett (1886-1974) Canadian-born American writer and journalist, an authority on Sherlock Holmes, writer of novels, poetry, short stories, a bibliography of Stephen Crane. (Benet); bound in medium green cloth binding, gilt spine titles & rules, top edge gilt, old silk marker ribbon; some edge, tips wear to cloth, bookplate removed from front endpaper, old sticker residue on back endpaper, unobtrusive remains visible; one short closed tear on one leaf; in good condition. Item #18185

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