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Pete Fry

Mountaineering and travel. Lake District. Antiquarian and fine bindings. Photography and albums. Ephemera. Woodcuts. Private premises - viewing by appointment. Book fairs.

The Village Minstrel, and other Poems


Half Calf. Two Volumes. (18 x 10.5cm.) Two engravings frontis. Portrait frontispiece to Volume one. 12mo. Second Edition 1823. With attractive Amorial Wilkinson Bookplate. Marbled boards with gilt lettering to spines and gilt decoration. Clare was celebrated as being tantamount to an English Robert Burns. Very rare and attractive set for any serious collector of John Clare.