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The Poetry of Dogs - Edited by Samuel Carr

B. T. Batsford, 1975, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper. Text complete, clean and tight but very slightly musty.

With 4 colour plates & 32 black and white illustrations. From the cover: “Poets have often been dog lovers. This is a collection of the best dog poems by some of the finest poets of England and America. William Cowper writes of his spaniel ‘Beau’, Walter Savage Landor celebrates ‘Captain’, Edmund Spenser’s Shepheard rejoices in his ‘Lowder’ and ‘Roffy’, Lord Byron commemorates his Newfoundland ‘Bo’sun’, Elizabeth Barrett Browning writes of her spaniel ‘Flush’ and Ralph Hodgson of his favourite ‘Dulcina’, whilst amongst more anonymous friends, Stevie Smith appears as an admirer of an otherwise despised pug, John Masefield of a pack of foxhounds, Stephen Vincent Benet of an old hunting-dog, and Cecil Day-Lewis of sheepdogs.
Size: 8¾" x 5¾"
Number of Pages: 88
ISBN: 0713429895

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