Agnes Tobin, Letters, Translations, Poems, with Some Account of Her Life. Alice Tobin.
Agnes Tobin, Letters, Translations, Poems, with Some Account of Her Life.

Agnes Tobin, Letters, Translations, Poems, with Some Account of Her Life.

1958. San Francisco: Printed at the Grabhorn Press for John Howell, 1958.

4to, xxi, 99, [1], pp., color frontispiece and 6 other illustrations including a reproduction of Julia Margaret Cameron's photograph of Tobin and pages from Tobin's manuscripts. Original quarter linen with blue paper-covered boards. A fine copy in the original plain dust-jacket, spine panel lightly toned.

§ One of 400 copies printed at the Grabhorn Press. A selection of letters, translations and poems by Agnes Tobin, a little-remembered woman of letters born in San Francisco in 1864 into a wealthy family. She spent many years in London where she became a great friend of Alice Meynell and a beloved member of her literary circle (which included Yeats, Pound, Gosse, and Augustus John). Includes a biographical sketch, a note on Tobin and Meynell by Sir Francis Meynell, followed by Tobin's translations (of Petrarch and Milton), and original poems. Item #124579

Price: $75.00

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