New acquisitions!

July 17, 2008

Today, at Sotheby's, the Keats House bought two first editions for its permanent collection: Poems by Keats (1817), the only first edition of the poet's work published during his lifetime that was missing from the collection, and 'Alastor' by Shelley (1816).

This is the first time since the founding of the Museum that the House has been able to acquire such items other than through donations.

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