Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

The Letters of Arthur Henry Hallam [INSCRIBED]

Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1981. First edition. Hardcover. Inscribed to Ron by Jack Kolb on front free endpaper. Small Quarto. xix (i), 841pp. Original illustrated dustjacket over blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Light blue endpapers. Frontispiece. "Hallam is best remembered as the subject of what is, certainly, the most personal, and one of the most most moving, elegies in English literature, Alfred Lord Tennyson's In Memoriam - a poem that commemorates and celebrates the estimable qualities of a gifted young man who died prematurely in 1833, at age twenty-two, while traveling with father in Europe, and whose personality and character, ironically enough, were to be persistently and increasingly obscured and distorted in the century following his death..."(Publisher). DJ with some wear along edges, sunned, tears and small chips. DJ in good-/fair, binding and interior in very good condition. fair to vg. Item #41718
ISBN: 0814203000

Price: $75.00

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