The Works of Francis Thompson: Poems (volume II)

Thompson, Francis

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“With Francis Thompson we lost the greatest poetic energy since Browning.” G. K. Chesterton. Francis Thompson was an English poet and Catholic mystic. His most famous poem, The Hound of Heaven, describes the pursuit of the human person by God and has been celebrated since its debut. Among his devotees was the young J. R. R. Tolkien who said that he was an important influence on his own writing.

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Publisher
Burns & Oates
Publisher City
London
Year
1913
Edition
1st
Format
h/b
Author
Thompson, Francis
SKU
IYC131903
Categories
Condition
Very good, 1st edition, no d/j, tan buckram boards, with gilt titling and design on cover and spine; text block firm, untrimmed pages tight but with occasional foxing; owner's neat inscription on ffep.
Size
8vo (230 x 150 / 9" x 6")
Page Count
228 + viii
ISBN