The Shepherd's Calendar. Eric ROBINSON, Geoffrey SUMMERFIELD, John CLARE, David GENTLEMAN.

The Shepherd's Calendar.

London: Oxford University Press, 1964. [Bucolic Poetry] FIRST THUS. Octavo (21 x 13cm), pp.[2] xiv; 139 [1]. With an engraved head-piece for each month by Gentleman. Publisher's brown cloth with gilt titles to spine, and light brown endpapers. With the yellow dust-jacket also illustrated by Gentleman, priced at 21s. Blue and black ink gift inscription to fly-leaf, partially stamped. Light toning and spotting to edges. Jacket toned to spine, with some wear to edges. Very good. 'Here Clare's 'The Shepherd's Calendar' is published just as he wrote it, freed from the limitations of Victorian prudery... The poet's dialect, and his idiosyncrasies of spelling and punctuation, are presented without excuse.'. Item #59183

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