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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Gall & Inglis, Edinburgh, c. 1855.

£15.00
SKU LAN8861

The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, with Prefatory Notice.

Published by Gall & Inglis, Edinburgh c. 1855 (undated, but 1855 date in Preface and previous owner's signed date to 1856).

A good green chagrin style hardback with elaborate gilt decoration and blind stamping. Raised bands to spine. Covers bumped to edges and scuffed along vertical outer joints with wear to tail of spine and nibbled top to head. The gilt text block edges all round retain their bright shiny surface.

Inner hinges cracked at endpapers and weakening cover binding. Previous owner's signature to first free endpaper and the following blank.

Text is bright and clear throughout, and the guarded engravings are lovely and clean.

xix + 508pp + engraved plates with guards.

Language: English.

Dimensions: approximately 168mm high x 108mm wide x 30mm deep.

Unpacked weight approximately 410g.