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BRET HARTE - Poems. Boston, 1871 - the copy of the writer Charles Kingsley

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POEMS BY BRET HARTE, PUBLISHED BY JAMES R. OSGOOD AND COMPANY, BOSTON 1871 - English author Charles Kingsley's copy with owner's inscription and his signature on the protective page.

Charles Kingsley [1819-1875] English priest and writer. He studied at Maudeline College in Cambridge, and from 1844 he was parish priest in Eversley in Hampshire. In 1859 he was appointed personal chaplain to Queen Victoria. One year later he was appointed professor of modern history at the University of Cambridge. Kingsley was known for his wars for various social reforms. His works include the popular children's book Children of the Water (1863), historical romances and a book of lectures on history, The Roman and the Teutonic (1864).

VI, 152 p. 18 cm. condition good - very good.

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190. BRET HARTE - Poems. Boston, 1871 - the copy of the writer Charles Kingsley