** RARE ** Vernon Scannel's Copy Life and Lyrics of Andrew Marvell First Ed 1979

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Michael Craze (Poet Vernon Scannell’s Copy with Unique Poem) : The Life & Lyrics of Andrew Marvell First UK Edition 1st Impression Published By Macmillan Press London 1979…..Interesting title in that the book was originally owned by Poet Vernon Scannell and the book bears his signature to the Front Endpaper plus there is an original 4 line poem (ditty) written by Vernon Scannell underneath his signature and he is not too complimentary about the book itself.(see below) for details……….   (see pictures)  

Condition Of Book and Dust-JacketThis is a Very Good + Copy of this Book in a Very Good + Dust-Jacket that has no chips or tears to the outer edges of tyhe dust-wrapper.There is just a little light sunning to spine of the wrapper.Not price clipped.This copy once belonged to Vernon Scannell the poet and it bears his name to the front endpaper and there is also an original 4 line poem by him underneath his signature.It’s a rather witty little ditty and reads….. ‘ ” Poor Andrew Marvell,Poet from Hull,Witty,Elegant,Never dull,did nothing to deserve this heap of pedantry,inducing sleep VS ”  with NO other previous inscriptions present.The book has a firm binding with no hinge weakness and there is no leaning or rolling to spine.Lovely clean copy internally with just one small light stain to the top section of the fore-edge of the book.No  turned corners to the text.8vo 333pp First Edition 1st Impression [1979] …………

A Rather lovely Association Item and a great buy for any Vernon Scannell Collector

4 Line Poem reads again as follows

” Poor Andrew Marvell,Poet from Hull,

witty,elegant,never dull,

did nothing to deserve this heap 

of pedantry,inducing sleep ”  

VS

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