The English Garden: A Poem. 1812.

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Charming early 19th Century Book: The English Garden. Charles Kingsley’s copy (Father of The Water-Babies author??) MASON, William. (1725-97). The English Garden: A Poem. In Four Books. Portrait frontispiece of Rev. W. Mason. (No half title, light spotting/foxing throughout, pages lightly browned). Contemporary red half calf (upper board detached including front-end paper, part of backstrip (spine cover)  detached, calf and boards worn). 8vo. London: M. Jones, 1812.

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Charming early 19th Century Book: The English Garden. Charles Kingsley’s copy (Father of The Water-Babies author??)

MASON, William. (1725-97). The English Garden: A Poem. In Four Books. Portrait frontispiece of Rev. W. Mason. (No half title, light spotting/foxing throughout, pages lightly browned). Contemporary red half calf (upper board detached including front-end paper, part of backstrip (spine cover)  detached, calf and boards worn). 8vo. London: M. Jones, 1812.

Provenance: Charles Kingsley (Bookplate to front pastedown). Mary Kingsley (signature to title page). Please note that the signature probably pertains to the wife of the Rev. Charles Kingsley: Mary Lucas Kingsley and not traveller and scientist Mary Kingsley (1862-1900).  The Charles Kingsley in question is possibly the father (Rev. Charles Kingsley husband to Mary Lucas Kingsley) of the author Charles Kingsley (The Water-Babies).

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Weight 0.3 kg
Dimensions 20 × 12 × 3 cm
Author/s

Publisher

M. Jones

Binding

Calf

Fiction Subject

Poetry, Theatre & Scripts‬

Special Attributes

Inscribed

Language

English

Region

Europe

Date

1812

Place of Publication

London

Country of Manufacture

United Kingdon