Imagination and Fancy: Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative of those First Requisites of Their Art; with Markings of the Best Passages, Critical Notices of the Writers, and an Essay in Answer to the Question “What is Poetry?”


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Full tan polished leather with raised and gilt spine, two leather spine labels, marbled endpapers, and t.e.g. Slight rubbing to bands on backstrip a nd book plate inside front cover. A fine copy of this first edition by an erudite man of letters of whom one reviewer wrote, “we must be content, in a few words, to express our belief that, after Colderidge, there is no critic to whom the young student of poetry has so much reason to be grateful as to Leigh Hunt.” [Northern British Review, Nov. 1860, vol. 33] CBEL III 645, Ireland 177,

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Hunt, Leigh


Smith, Elder, and Co.

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8vo – over 7¾" – 9¾" tall

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