Sir Walter Ralegh, The Stanhope Essay, of 1897 by John Buchan, Exhibitioner of Brasenose College.
The Stanhope Essay, Sir Walter Ralegh, that Buchan was awarded whilst he was studying classics at Oxford University. He was awarded the Newdigate Prize for The Pilgrim Fathers Poetry the following year and had a further six publications.
Original tan cloth boards with black lettering on the front board and spine. Pink mark on the front cover. Light bumping of the edges and corners. Name and address of previous owner on the front free page dated 1919. Clean contents. Verso of the title page reads Oxford, Horace Hart, printer to the University. 8 x 5 1/2″ 80 pp.
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