Poems of John Clare’s Madness :: Edited by Geoffrey Grigson

Poems of John Clare’s Madness :: Edited by Geoffrey Grigson soon to be presented for sale on the super BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1949, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Timeline; Black & white plates; Frontispiece portrait;

From the cover: During his long years in the Northampton General Lunatic Asylum, John Clare wrote many hundreds of poems, including such wonderful pieces as I Am, Love Lives Beyond the Tomb, I Lost the Love of Heaven Above. Every new collection or edition of his work, from Cherrys Life and Remains in 1873 to J. W. Tibbies Poems of John Clare in 1…

Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Plain paper dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with heavier toning to the spine. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block and the lining papers.

Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xv) 247 pages. Index. 8¾” x 5¾”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I excite you with my selection contained in Poetry catalogue?


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