Recollections of the lakes, and other poems.
London. Tilt and Bogue, 1841. First edition.
8vo. xvi, 284pp, . With an engraved frontispiece, an additional engraved title page, and two final leaves of publisher's advertisements. Partially unopened in original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed, splitting to upper joint. Hinges partially exposed, ink-stamp of Mimpriss & Co., Cheltenham to FEP, else internally clean and crisp.
The sole edition of botanical artist and minor poet Rebecca Hey's (fl. 1835-1859) third published collection of verse; the first part of which is predominantly comprised of pastoral poems on the landscape of the Lake District, whilst the second is entirely concerned with devotional matters.£ 125.00 Antiquates Ref: 22217