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Title(s):

The Germ : thoughts towards nature in poetry, literature, and art.

Former Title(s):

Art and poetry: being thoughts toward nature, Mar.-Apr. 1850

Additional Title(s):

Germ (London, England)

Published/Created:
London : Aylott & Jones [etc.]
Physical Description:
4 no. in 1 (192 p.) 4 plates (1 double) 23 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N6767.5.P7 G47
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Periodicals
Notes:
BEIN Ia105 G317 no. 1 copy 1: Bookplates of Harry Bache Smith and Frederic Robert Halsey.
BEIN Ia105 G317 copy 1: Printed title slips cut down from fly-sheets, provided by the publishers, with title Art and poetry, have been pasted over the original title The Germ on no. 1-2; on no. 4 the month, April, has been supplied by a printed slip, the month as printed having been cut out.
BEIN Ia105 G317 copy 2: Bound in at end are Thomas Woolner's manuscript copy of his "Of My Lady in Death" with manuscript revisions by Dante Gabriel Rossetti; the manuscript of "Amala" is in Woolner's hand; the manuscript of "Michael Angelo" is by Woolner and in his hand; and one leaf with the name of the Rev. W. Elliott on the recto and a note signed C.K.P. (Coventry Patmore) on the verso. Bookplate of H. Harvey Frost. Autograph of Alexander Murno.
Title changed with issue no. 3 to: Art and poetry: being thoughts towards nature.
Edited by William Michael Rossetti as the "literary organ of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood." (See his Preface to facsimile reprint, London: 1901. 48.e.18).
Contributors include Dante Gabriel, Christina and W.M. Rossetti.
With etchings after W. Holman Hunt, James Collinson, Ford Madox Brown and Walter Howell Deverell.
Printed by G.F. Tupper, London. Nos. 3 and 4 published by Dickinson & Co.; Aylott & Jones.
BAC: British Art Center copy in 4 parts, as issued, in publisher's original printed wrappers.
Subject Terms:
Aylott & Jones -- Publisher.
Dickinson & Co. -- Publisher.
English periodicals.
Frost, H. Harvey -- Bookplate.
Halsey, Frederic Robert -- Bookplate.
Munro, Alexander -- Autograph.
Pre-Raphaelitism -- England -- Periodicals.
Smith, Harry Bache, 1860-1936 -- Bookplate.
Tupper, G. F. -- Printer.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1850.
Contributors:
Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.
Rossetti, William Michael, 1829-1919.
Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882.
Rossetti, Christina Georgina, 1830-1894.
Woolner, Thomas, 1825-1892.
Patmore, Coventry, 1823-1896.
Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910, ill.
Brown, Ford Madox, 1821-1893, ill.
Deverell, Walter Howell, ill.
Collinson, James, 1825?-1881, ill.
Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Fine Arts Dept.
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