GLIMPSES OF THE WEST, and other thoughts, in verse.
Weston-Super-Mare. London.B. Gooch. W. kent and Co. 1864. 96pp. Original red cloth, gilt with blind decoration to the panels. Octavo. First edition. head & heel of spine worn, and the spine is rubbed; some very light foxing; else a very good copy. Presentation copy, inscribed on the front free endpaper: 'with much brotherly love JHS Lymm Nov: 5, 1866.' The 'JHS' is a decorative monogram. There is a later pencil inscription beneath the ink presentation. Loosely inserted is a four page notice of press opinions of a later book by this author entitled Bethany and Other Poems.The Rev. J. H. Stephenson was the Rector of Lympsham, Prebendary of Wells, and Rural Dean.