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The Shipwreck, A Poem by William Falconer (1868)

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Published in 1868 by T Nelson and Sons. A high quality binding in green boards with gilt decoration and titles.

Illustrated with black & white illustrations designed by Birket Foster from engravings by Edmund Evans, Dalziel Brothers and W T Green. Includes a memoir of the life of Falconer by Robert Carruthers.

William Falconer (1732 – 1769) was a Scottish epic poet concerned mainly with life at sea. He also compiled a dictionary of marine matters.
He was the son of a barber in Edinburgh, where he was born, became a sailor, and was thus thoroughly competent to describe the management of the storm-tossed vessel, the career and fate of which are described in his poem, The Shipwreck (1762), a work of genuine, though unequal, talent.

Boards are only lightly rubbed on the extremities, slight foxing and a former owner's name is written on the front end paper. The binding is tight and the book is in super condition.

Item details

Author(s):
William Falconer
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
19cm x 13cm
Edition:
1868
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
169
Publisher:
T Nelson and Sons
Title:
The Shipwreck, A Poem

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Published in 1868 by T Nelson and Sons. A high quality binding in green boards with gilt decoration and titles.

Illustrated with black & white illustrations designed by Birket Foster from engravings by Edmund Evans, Dalziel Brothers and W T Green. Includes a memoir of the life of Falconer by Robert Carruthers.

William Falconer (1732 – 1769) was a Scottish epic poet concerned mainly with life at sea. He also compiled a dictionary of marine matters.
He was the son of a barber in Edinburgh, where he was born, became a sailor, and was thus thoroughly competent to describe the management of the storm-tossed vessel, the career and fate of which are described in his poem, The Shipwreck (1762), a work of genuine, though unequal, talent.

Boards are only lightly rubbed on the extremities, slight foxing and a former owner's name is written on the front end paper. The binding is tight and the book is in super condition.

Author(s):
William Falconer
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
19cm x 13cm
Edition:
1868
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
169
Publisher:
T Nelson and Sons
Title:
The Shipwreck, A Poem

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