LOCKER-LAMPSON, FREDERICK. London Lyrics: album of reviews, 1868-1878
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Frederick Locker-Lampson: Album of Reviews of London Lyrics, 1868-1878

RLIN ID No.
NYGG 02-A10

Main Entry
Locker-Lampson, Frederick, 1821-1895, compiler.

Title
Album of reviews of London Lyrics, 1868-1878.

Physical Description
1 album ; 24 cm.

Historical/Biographical Note
English poet and book collector, best known for the various editions of his London Lyrics published between 1857 and 1909. After the death of his father-in-law in 1884, Frederick Locker assumed the name “Lampson” and resided mainly at Rowfant in Sussex.

Scope and Contents
Clippings of newspaper and magazine reviews of the various editions of London Lyrics published between 1868 and 1878, along with some reviews of other collections of vers de société. The album includes a holograph list in pencil of the reviews and a copy of the etching of Locker-Lampson taken from a portrait by George Du Maurier. Three ALS from unidentifiable correspondents are laid in.

General Note
Title devised by cataloger.

General Note
Title and date on spine: F. Locker/MS Letters/News Notices 1868-1878. The letters were removed from the album at some point and do not form part of this collection, but the correspondents’ names form part of the holograph list in front matter.

General Note
Bookplate of Locker-Lampson pasted to inside front endpaper.

Provenance
Locker-Lampson’s “Rowfant Library” was sold to an American bookseller in 1905 and dispersed.

Names
Locker-Lampson, Frederick, 1821-1895. London Lyrics.
Locker-Lampson, Frederick, 1821-1895, former owner.
Du Maurier, George, 1834-1896, ill.
Penton, John A., d. 1940, former owner.

Subjects
English poetry. History and criticism. 19th century.
Society verse. England. 19th century.

Genres
Albums. England. 19th century.
Clippings. Great Britain. 19th century.
Clippings. United States. 19th century.

Occupation (as represented in collection)
Poets, English. 19th century.

Location
Grolier Club, 47 East 60th Street, New York, N.Y. 10022-1098.

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