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WORDSWORTH, William.

The Poetical Works.

With Life. Engravings on Steel.

Edinburgh: Gall & Inglis, [1890s] Stock Code: 146065
£250.00
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An attractive copy of Wordsworth's poetry in the publisher's deluxe binding. It was published as part of Gall & Inglis's Landscape Edition of the Poets series with decorative landscape engravings framing each page of text.

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Description

Octavo. Publisher's deluxe blue morocco over bevelled boards, titles and decorations in gilt to compartments ruled in black and gilt, titles and geometric decorations to front board in gilt, black, red, and green, decorations to rear board in blind, dark brown coated endpapers, all edges gilt, green silk bookmark.

Illustrations

Steel engraved frontispiece, three similar plates, pictorial frames to text throughout.

Condition

Gift inscription dated 1951 to first blank. Discreet colour restorations to extremities, the binding otherwise sound and vibrant, glue residue and light abrasion to front pastedown from a once removed bookplate, else internally crisp; a handsome copy.

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