Item #4475 The Poems of Thomas Randolph. G. THORN-DURY.
The Poems of Thomas Randolph

The Poems of Thomas Randolph

London: Frederick Etchells and Hugh MacDonald, 1929. Limited Edition. Hardcover : pp. [vi] xxviii [1] 220 : frontispiece : this edition limited to 400 numbered copies of which this is 354 : fore-edge and tail of block untrimmed : plum paper boards with cloth spine : gilt to spine.

Text block edges toned; toning to free-endpapers; boards a little smudged and scratched, tail corners pushed; bookseller's sticker to back pastedown; lower board head sunned. Very good. Item #4475

Thomas Randolph (1605-1635) was a poet, playwright and wit of great promise who was expected by many to become poet laureate after his mentor Ben Johnson. His early death at 29 (two years before Johnson) prevented this ambition from being realised.

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