Murmurs of the Stream. AUSTRALIAN LITERATURE, Henry Parkes.
Murmurs of the Stream.

Murmurs of the Stream.

Publisher: Sydney: James W. Waugh, 1857.
Edition: First edition.
Condition: Some stains and foxing; binding worn at the corners and boards faded; a good copy.
Book ID: 28207

Description

12mo, contemporary dark green quarter calf, marbled paper boards, red leather spine label, gilt rules and lettering. Half-title present.

Comments

An uncommon work of over 40 poems and sonnets by Sir Henry Parkes (1815-1896), an Englishman who migrated to Australia in 1839 and eventually became one of its most prominent political leaders. See Wikipedia. Interesting contemporary annotations in ink on the title-page, one which reads "Not published / Aug 15, 1857."

Price: $325.00

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