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CURWEN, Annie Isabel. Poems.

Barrow-in-Furness. The Barrow Printing Company, 1899. First edition.
8vo. 284pp. With a portrait frontispiece. Contemporary brown morocco, gilt, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed. Upper joint partially exposed, else internally clean and crisp.
The rare provincially printed sole edition of the only published work of poet Annie Isabel Curwen, of whom little is known. Sentimental and Romantic in style, the poems in this collection include numerous acrostics and a verse commemorating the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria.

COPAC records a single copy (BL).
£ 200.00 Antiquates Ref: 20021