ALLIBONE, S. Austin.
A Critical Dictionary of English Literature and British and American Authors,
Living and Deceased, From the Earliest Accounts to the Latter Half of the Nineteenth Century. Containing over Forty-Six Thousand Articles (Authors), with Forty Indexes of Subjects.
Attractively bound set of Allibone’s literary dictionary, first published in 1859.
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3 volumes, quarto (264 x 180 mm). Contemporary dark green half morocco, pebble grained cloth sides, raised bands, titles and panelling to compartments gilt, marbled edges and endpapers. Spines darkened, boards slightly rubbed and scuffed, flyleaves lightly tanned, text block mildly toned, front inner hinge of Volume III cracked but firm. An excellent set.