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[CALVERLEY, Charles Stuart]. Fly leaves.

Cambridge. Deighton, Bell, and Co., 1872. First edition.
8vo. iv, 120pp. Bound by Potter & Sons of York in contemporary half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, very occasional light spotting, later bookplate of Ronald and Jay Hamilton to REP.
The first edition of English poet and lawyer Charles Stuart Calverley's (1831-1884) final published work; a collection of parodic poems that combine academic scholarship with witty verse. A sequel to his immensely popular Verses and Translations (1862), Fly Leaves repeated that success, selling 18,000 copies by 1890.
£ 75.00 Antiquates Ref: 19068