Kingsley, Charles

New York: J.F. Taylor and Company, 1899. xxviii + 376 pages; limited edition # 17 of 350 copies; title page printed in red and black; with an Introduction by Maurice Kingsley; with the plates in two states, not called for; frontispiece not bound in, does not appear to have ever been; ".. collected poetical works is the first (edition) to give correctly the year when each was written or published. The dates are taken from a copy annotated by the poet's wife..."; Charles Kingsley (1819-1875) author, married Fanny Grenfell, joined with Maurice and his friends in their attempt at Christian socialism, 1848, lecturer on English literature at Queen's College London, one of the Queen's chaplains in the ordinary, Profesor of modern history at Cambridge, published 'Water Babies' perhaps his most famous work 1863, enthusiast for natural history, a believer in the possibility of reconciliation of religion and science. (DNB); in bound in green cloth boards, paper spine label with titles, a little rubbing & wear to extremities, more so to spine ends; very good condition. Very Good H (Item ID: 14264)


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