MORE, Hannah. 15572

£300

Description

Lines. By Mrs. Hannah More. Single sheet, printed, with a facsimile signature ‘Hannah More, Barley Wood, 1827’. 8 x 5 inches, rose pink, embossed border. In good condition, with the remains of guard at left edge. No watermark. Possibly printed in Bristol, 1827. Hannah More (1745-1833), author of novels, poems, Sacred Dramas, and moral tracts for the poor. OCLC cites four copies of this uncommon printing, commenting: “Probably written & printed for a local charity bazaar.” Variants exist in different sizes and colours. The poem consists of seven stanzas of four verses, beginning: “What wide extremes together meet …”