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THE FALLACIES ...
The fallacies of hope, a poem.
London: C. Chapple, the King's appointed bookseller, 1832.
[4], 92 p. ; 17.2 cm. (8º)

Anonymous. Printed by 'J.B. Nichols and Son' - title-page verso and colophon. Two pages of publisher's advertisements before the title-page. 'Fallacies of Hope' was the title of a poem by Soane's friend and fellow Royal Academician J.M.W. Turner, known only from excerpts appended to the titles of some of his paintings between 1812 and 1850, but no manuscript was found among the artist's papers, and the present work does not correspond to the verses that are known from Turner's poem.

Copy Notes Bought from James for 5s., 22 October 1832. (Office Account Book, 1828--33. Archives 6/23/4).

Binding Original C19th publisher's dark green cloth, printed paper spine-label reading 'The Fallacies Of Hope. Price 5s.'.

Reference Number 1367


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