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Mad shepherds and other human studies by  L. P Jacks - First Edition - 1910 - from Paul Haynes Rare Books (SKU: Biblio427)

Mad shepherds and other human studies

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Mad shepherds and other human studies

by Jacks, L. P

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First edition. Williams and Norgate. London. 1910. 8vo. (1), 251pp. Tissue guarded frontispiece portrait tipped in. Original cloth, rubbed to extremities, spotted. Slight foxing to endpapers and tissue guard. Slight crease to lower corner of frontis. Edges untrimmed.

From the library of E. A. Browne, "given to me by Jermyn Moorsom, Jan 5 1913". Signed "Raisley Moorsom, from the library of Edward Browne". Lake Poets, Kings College and Bloomsbury Group associations. At some point returned to Jermyn Moorsom, as it came from his library. [Edward Browne of Tallantire Hall, uncle of Jermyn and Raisley Moorsom of Keswick]

Jacks, L(awrence) P(earsall) (1860-1955) Principal of Manchester College, Oxford. Visionary author,parapsychologist and investigator of psychical phenomena. A rural philosophical parable partially written in the vernacular. An oddity.


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Mad shepherds and other human studies
Jacks, L. P
Brooke, L. Leslie
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Williams & Norgate
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parapsychology, parable, rural, visionary, psychology, eccentric, occult, mystic
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Literature; Philosophy and Theology; Provenance, Bookplates and Associations;

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About Paul Haynes Rare Books

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