The recluse. William Wordsworth.
The recluse

The recluse

London & New York: Macmillan and Co., 1888. First edition, slim 12mo, pp. [6], 56; original green cloth, gilt lettering on spine; old tape stain in top and bottom margin of p. 1; binding a bit skewed and with 2 small blank ink smudges on the upper board; all else very good and sound. The Prelude (1850) "was designed to be introductory to the Recluse, and the Recluse, if completed, would have consisted of three parts. The second part is the Excursion. The third part was only planned. The first book of the first part was left in manuscript by Wordsworth. It is now (1888) published for the first time in extenso" (p. [5]). Item #58658

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