1902 The Essays of Elia and The Last Essays of Elia
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Early Edition, Illustrated, Leather Binding, Rebound
These essays first appeared in The London Magazine between 1820 and 1825, published in book form in 1823 with a second volume in 1833. The present collection if of the fourth edition. Charles Lamb's essays were very popular in the nineteenth century, charming the reader with their personal and conversational tone. Themes explored were such of nostalgia, compassion, and regret.
Featuring 'Dream-Children' and 'Old China', two of the most popular essays in the collection.
With an introduction and preface by Augustine Birrell and illustrations in text by Charles E. Brock, widely known English artist. With frontispieces. Complete with half titles.
In uniform half calf bindings over cloth covered boards and gilt to the top edge. Externally lovely with minor shelf wear only. Internally, firmly bound. Light minor spotting to the fore edge, affecting only the endpapers. Otherwise, the pages are bright and clean throughout. Illustrated with a frontispiece per volume and illustrations in text by Charles E. Brock.
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