THE POETICAL WORKS OF WILLIAM WORDSWORTH. A NEW EDITION IN FOUR VOLUMES. (DECORATIVE BINDINGS.)

By: Wordsworth, William.

Price: $225.00 USD

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Book Condition: Very Good-


343 pp, 377 pp, 358 pp, 357 pp - 4 volume set, 6 1/8" H, leather spines (with gilt lettering and gilt and blindstamped decoration), leather corners, marbled-paper covered boards, speckled decoration to text block edges. Peach coloured endpapers with previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown of each volume - "Hon. Arthur G.C. Cole". Errata slips tipped in each volume after the "Contents" page(s). Volume I - section headings: Preface; Poems Referring to the Period of Childhood; Juvenile Pieces; Poems Founded on the Affections; Poems of the Fancy; Poems on the Naming of Places; Inscriptions. Volume II - section headings: Poems of the Imagination; Miscellaneous Sonnets (Part First & Part Second); Memorials of a Tour in Scotland, 1803; Memorials of a Tour in Scotland, 1814; Sonnets Dedicated to Liberty (Part First & Part Second); Memorials of a Tour on the Continent; Notes. Volume III - section headings: The River Duddon; The White Doe of Rylstone; Ecclesiastical Sketches (Part First, Part Second & Part Third); Poems of Sentiment and Reflection; Poems Referring to the Period of Old Age; Epitaphs and Elegiac Poems; Preface to the Second Edition of the "Lyrical Ballads"; Appendix. Volume IV - section headings: The Excursion; Notes. Vol. I page leaves 141/141 & 143/144 have a very small chip/tear and a 1/2" piece missing at the fore-edges, these pages and adjacent pages also have some areas of foxing/light staining. Vol. IV has a faint stain at bottom corner of pages 347 to end of book. All volumes have scattered foxing on endpapers and some adjacent pages. There are also a few tiny foxing marks thoughout all volumes, but the vast majority of pages are very clean. All boards have some rubbing on the marble paper, on all edges and on the spines. Vols. I & III have a few tiny stains on the spine. Top of text blocks are heavily browned.

Title: THE POETICAL WORKS OF WILLIAM WORDSWORTH. A NEW EDITION IN FOUR VOLUMES. (DECORATIVE BINDINGS.)

Author Name: Wordsworth, William.

Categories: Literary Biography, Poetry,

Publisher: Paternoster-Row, (London), Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman: 1832

Binding: Half-Leather

Book Condition: Very Good-

Seller ID: 30512

Keywords: William Wordsworth, Poetry Collections, 19th Century Bindings, Leather Bindings, Decorative Bindings, 19th Century English Poetry, English Poets, Childhood, Juvenalia, Affection, Place Names, Imagination, Sonnets, Scotland, Liberty, Travel, River Duddon, White Doe of Rylstone, Sentiment, Reflection, Old Age, Epitaphs, Elegies, Excursions.,