The Poetical Works.
With a Memoir, by Richard Monckton Milnes. A New Edition.London: Edward Moxon, 1854 Stock Code: 143618
NotesA lovely copy of the first edition of Keats's poetical works with the memoir by Victorian poet and politician Richard Monckton Milnes, author of "Life and Letters of Keats" (1848). Edward Moxon, himself also a poet, was well known for his scholarly editions of Romantic and Victorian poetry.
Octavo (164 x 99 mm). Contemporary red morocco, spine elaborately gilt-tooled in compartments with titles direct, sides panelled with gilt rules and floral tooling, board edges and turn-ins gilt-ruled, pale yellow coated endpapers, all edges gilt.
Glasgow bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. Fading to spine and small top portion of front board, light rubbing to extremities, joints just starting from the head but all sound, internally very fresh with only a single spot to the front end leaves. Excellent condition.
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