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Fly Leaves

by C., C.S. [pseudonym of Charles Stuart Calverley)

Price: $75.00
from: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA


  • Seller Inventory #: 314925
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Very Good
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Deighton, Bell, and Co
  • Place: Cambridge
  • Date published: 1872
  • Keywords: EnglishLiterature, Poetry

Cambridge: Deighton, Bell, and Co, 1872. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. 12mo. Publisher's green cloth gilt. Extremities bumped and rubbed, still a nice very good copy. Calverley was a legend at Cambridge for both his scholarship and his hijinks, and was slated for greatness before a tragic skating accident rendered him an invalid. This is considered his best work, humorous verse and especially his parody of Browning.