1888-89 Works of Charles Lamb
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Illustrated, Leather Binding
In five volumes.
A collection of the works of Charles Lamb, alongside Alfred Aigner's insightful biography on Lamb, for which the author is best known.
Charles Lamb was a popular antiquarian and essayist, known for his work 'Tales from Shakespeare', which he co-authored with his sister.
'Lamb's Letters' Volume I and II, 'Poems, Plays, & Essays', 'Essays of Elia', and Aigner's biography 'Charles Lamb'.
Illustrated with a frontispiece to Volume I of 'Letters'.
Both volumes of 'Letters' are a reprint of September 1888.
With introductions and notes by Alfred Ainger.
Bookplate of Henry W. Ryland to the front paste down of 'Charles Lamb' and 'Essays of Elia', and to the recto of the front endpaper of both volumes of 'Letters' and 'Poems, Plays, & Essays'.
Bookplate of Alfred Mellor Watkin to the front paste down of both volumes of 'Letters' and 'Poems, Plays, & Essays'. Watkin was a Liberal politician and a railway engineer and inspector.
In a half morocco binding with marbled paper to the boards. Externally, smart. Light rubbing to the joints and extremities, spines are a little faded. Very light rubbing to the boards. Light bumping to the extremities. Bookplate to the front paste downs, and to the recto of the front endpaper of both volumes of 'Letters' and 'Poems, Plays, & Essays'. Light spots to the endpapers. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.
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