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The Poems of Francis Thompson by Francis Thompson - Hardcover - 1938 - from Ramblingsid's Books and Biblio.com

The Poems of Francis Thompson

by Francis Thompson

Condition: Good/No Jacket


Oxford University Press, 1938 Oxford University Press/Humphrey Milford, London, 1938, no d/w, 3rd impression, blue cloth boards with gilt titles to spine and decoration to front cover, this copy also has a gilt shield decoration stamped on it with the initials of Ashford High School and presumably its Latin motto, corners and head and foot of spine a little bumped and worn, front endpaper has Ashford High School Prize bookplate dated july 1938, pages a little tanned with age, secure intact binding, a good reading copy [Box 15]


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