Thomas Campbell

Campbell, Thomas

poète écossais (1777-1844). 6 vers autographes signés. S. l. n. d. 1 p In-8.
$ 692 / 650 € (45123/BN31195)

Papier contenant six vers de "Hallowed Ground", vers qui sont restés célèbres (avec une légère différence par rapport au texte original): "Strew ye his ashes to the wind / Whose sword or voice has serv'd mankind / And is he dead whose glorious mind / Lifts thine on high / To live in hearts we leave behind / Is not to die". - Joint un petit papier pour demander un manuscrit, ici Maturin's Universe c'est-à-dire "The Universe" (1821) de Charles Robert Maturin. 19 octobre 1831. - Beaux autographes, rare. Ancienne collection de Foville.

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Campbell, Thomas

Scottish poet (1777-1844). Autograph document signed. London. 120 x 52 mm. 2 lines.
$ 1,278 / 1.200 € (92344/BN61551)

Reader's ticket for the manuscript collection of the British Museum, ordering "Maturin's Universe". Although the famous blank verse poem "The Universe" was published in 1821 under the name of the Irish novelist and playwright Charles Maturin, the author was in fact the Irish poet James Wills (1790-1868). - With a tear to the lower left corner.

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