1895 The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth
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Leather Binding, Rebound
The complete poetical works of William Wordsworth, edited by Thomas Hutchinson. In a very charming half crushed morocco binding over marbled boards.
English poet William Wordsworth is a notorious figure in the late eighteenth, early nineteenth century, who helped launch the Romantic Age in English literature along with Samuel Taylor Coleridge; he was Poet Laureate from 1843 to his death in 1850, and also produced some pieces of prose. His magnum opus is 'The Prelude,' a semi-autobiographical poem published in its final version posthumously to the author's death in 1850.
Complete with half title. The Oxford edition printed on bible paper.
With introduction and notes.
From the library of Phyllis K. Edds, with her bookplate to front pastedown. With gift inscription to Phyllis on recto front blank leaf from Winifred E. Wright, dated 1925.
Rebound in charming half crushed morocco over marbled boards, marbled endpapers, with decorative gilt tooling to spine. Externally very smart with minor shelf wear only, back strip gently faded. Internally, firmly bound. Minor spotting to fore edge, affecting first and last few leaves in particular; pages otherwise bright and clean.
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