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CUNLIFFE, E[mma]. F[lorence].
Verses at Sunset.

Description:
ff. (5), 32. Portrait frontispiece. Contemporary light tan calf, hand-made paper, top edge gilt, uncut, marbled end-papers, the spine a little rubbed, the portrait with a couple of handling marks on the fore-edge, two adjacent pages with a brown mark in the gutter margin, else a very good copy with PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION from the author - Mrs. Pryce from E. F. Cunliffe Novm. 1899 - at the front.

*COPAC records a copy each at the British Library and at the London Library. It appears to be her only published work of poetry. COPAC records her edited autobiography of her father JOHN SPARLING of Petton [North Shropshire] - Pages from the Life of John Sparling of Petton / edited by his daughter, Emma Florence Cunliffe ; who has further added some account of the families of Sparling of Beaumont Cote, Trafford of Trafford, and Cunliffe of Cunliffe, Hollings and Wycollar. Edinburgh : Printed by the Riverside Press 1904. [copies in the British Library, NLS and St. Andrews University]. The National Library of Wales has a small album of her pencil sketches of bridges in Wales.

Leonard Smithers & Co. London.

Date Published: 1890.

Stock No. 60846

Price: 200.00

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