POETICAL WORKS BY LONGFELLOW - 1881
POETICAL WORKS BY LONGFELLOW 1881 Lavish Illustrations Handome Binding Scarce
The Poetical Works Of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Handsome and oversized book of Longfellow's poetry has numerous illustrations woven into the text. Many of the full-page plates have intact tissue protectors. The illustration list includes artist and engraver attributions. This remarkable presentation of Longfellow's work was printed in an equally delightful example of a fine 19th century binding, with rounded spine, beveled boards, elegant markings, a sturdy spine, and a well executed pastedown. 488 pages. 12.5 x 10 inches.
Volume 1 only! Published by: Houghton, Mifflin & Company, Boston, MA. 1881.
Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD+ condition.
- 3/4-bound in leather.
- Binding is secure and sound.
- Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
- Spine is decorated with bright gilt title, 5 raised bands, and tooled filigree with ink
- Covers exhibit moderate edgewear and some staining.
- Front cover has a condensation ring from a cup or glass.
- Back cover has a tear in the brown buckram.
- Shoulders are rubbed and cracked by spine ends.
- Frontispiece is present, but detached from book and attached to feps
- Frontis and attached fep have moderate edgewear and smudges.
- Inside pages are gently aged.
- Text block edges have bright gilt with only light scratches and wear.
- Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
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