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The Germ, Thoughts towards Nature, in Poetry, Literature and Art , Dodgson, Charles L., Carroll, Lewis., Rossetti William Michael (editor). Rossetti, Dante Gabriel.

$195.00

THE GERM was a short-lived magazine of poetry, published in four issues January -April 1850, by William Michael Rossetti (who also edited the magazine) and other members of the Brotherhood, including his brother Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Thomas Woolner and James Collinson. A facsimile copy of the only true Pre-Raphaelite periodical, including a letter to poet Septimus Sutton from the printer of ‘The Germ’, George Isaac Frederick Tupper. ‘The Germ’ features etched frontispieces by William Holman Hunt, James Collinson, Ford Madox Brown, and Walter Howell Deverell to each part. Literary contributions, and ‘The Germ’ features verse, literary criticism and prose dialogues, were provided by Christina Rossetti, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Bell Scott, Ford Madox Brown, William Michael Rossetti, Thomas Woolmer, John Orchard, John Lucas Tupper, Coventry Patmore and others. Many contributions were issued anonymously or under pseudonyms with the contents of each number listed on the verso of each of the front wrappers. This copy has many of the anonymous contributors, probably by Coventry Patmore (the poet) who was a friend of Sutton and who contributed a poem to ‘The Germ’. Henry Septmus Sutton was an English poet heavily influenced by Ralph Waldo Emerson. ‘The Germ,’ published between January and April, 1850.

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A four-part journal, facsimile copy from the original publication. In a black hard cover folded case with gilt lettering.

There is foxing and toning throughout but the text, black-and-white illustrations and etchings are clear and legible. Uncut edges. There is some rubbing to the edges of the cover and an indentation on the front edge.

Publisher: Aylott & Jones, London.

Publication Date: No date visible but circa 1900.

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Weight 0.560 kg
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