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The Dawn of Life

£75.00

Product description

There appear to be no other copies of this book currently available - and almost certainly none with an inscription and initials of the author. The poems are lyrical in style, and meditate on life, death and the natural world, seen from the point of view of a man who had spent his life dealing with the physical problems experienced by his fellow men and women. There are many charming B/W illustrations by the artists Evelyn Hardy (1866-1935) and Claude Rowbotham (1864-1949), and the book is dedicated to Mrs Hamilton-King, herself a poet of some repute (1840-1920).

Henry Macnaughton-Jones (1844-1918) was an Irish otologist, gynaecologist and ophthalmologist, who published a number of texts on these subjects during his working lifetime. In his personal life, however, he was a published poet, with several collections to his name, now quite rare and sought-after.

Our book is in reasonable condition for its age, bound in pale green cloth with title etc in gilt, and a B/W oval illustration contained within a gilt line border, on the front cover. The exterior is generally somewhat grubby and darkened around the spine and the edges, but there is little shelf wear apart from some minimal bumping to the corners. Page tops gilt. Inside, the binding is generally firm, with a couple of points of weakness at p.16/17 and p.30/31. The edges of the text block are foxed, and some pages are quite badly affected, while others remain clean. An ink-written inscription on the front fep reads: "To an old friend A Tindall From the Author" with the author's initials below.

Item details

Added value:
Rare, signed by author, collectible
Author(s):
Macnaughton-Jones, H.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
21.5 x 17 x 1 cm
Edition:
1908
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
31
Publisher:
Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd.
Title:
The Dawn of Life

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About this item

There appear to be no other copies of this book currently available - and almost certainly none with an inscription and initials of the author. The poems are lyrical in style, and meditate on life, death and the natural world, seen from the point of view of a man who had spent his life dealing with the physical problems experienced by his fellow men and women. There are many charming B/W illustrations by the artists Evelyn Hardy (1866-1935) and Claude Rowbotham (1864-1949), and the book is dedicated to Mrs Hamilton-King, herself a poet of some repute (1840-1920).

Henry Macnaughton-Jones (1844-1918) was an Irish otologist, gynaecologist and ophthalmologist, who published a number of texts on these subjects during his working lifetime. In his personal life, however, he was a published poet, with several collections to his name, now quite rare and sought-after.

Our book is in reasonable condition for its age, bound in pale green cloth with title etc in gilt, and a B/W oval illustration contained within a gilt line border, on the front cover. The exterior is generally somewhat grubby and darkened around the spine and the edges, but there is little shelf wear apart from some minimal bumping to the corners. Page tops gilt. Inside, the binding is generally firm, with a couple of points of weakness at p.16/17 and p.30/31. The edges of the text block are foxed, and some pages are quite badly affected, while others remain clean. An ink-written inscription on the front fep reads: "To an old friend A Tindall From the Author" with the author's initials below.

Added value:
Rare, signed by author, collectible
Author(s):
Macnaughton-Jones, H.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
21.5 x 17 x 1 cm
Edition:
1908
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
31
Publisher:
Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd.
Title:
The Dawn of Life

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