The Prophetic Minstrel and Other Poems. James Hird.

The Prophetic Minstrel and Other Poems

Hardcover, London: Longman and Co., 1839. First Edition. Very Good. A collection of deeply religious Christian poems written by an Englishman in the 1830s. Includes a section of Notes giving the Bible quotes and passages that inspired each poem. Book is dedicated to the Rev. Francis Wrangham, Archdeacon of Cleveland. Author grew up poor and lost his father at the age of 12. This book of poems was published with the financial assistance of subscribers and the list of suscribers is included in the book. One of the subscribers is Patrick Bronte, himself a self-made man risen from childhood poverty and the father of the famous Bronte sisters. Both ends os spine bumped, corners rubbed and bumped. Previous owner name on free endpaper. Ships same or next business day. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 156 pages. [Item #77887]

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