The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900.Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1912 Stock Code: 140674
NotesA handsomely bound edition of Quiller-Couch's collection of English poetry, first published in 1900. "This volume soon became the standard anthology of English verse and sold nearly a million volumes during Quiller-Couch's lifetime" (ODNB).
Octavo (186 x 125 mm). Bound by Bickers & Son in dark purple half morocco, titles and decorations to spine gilt, top edge gilt, pale purple cloth sides, marbled endpapers.
Spine sunned, minor wear to extremities, cloth very slightly soiled, mild foxing to front flyleaves, light creases to front free endpaper and final page of text. A very good copy.
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